|Financial instability is dizzying, still. While quite volatile, the Dow and S&P500 mustered small gains for the week. Economically sensitive issues remained on the defensive, with the Transports down marginally and the Morgan Stanley Cyclical index losing 1%. The Utilities gained 1% and the Morgan Stanley Consumer index was up fractionally. The broader market was mixed. The S&P400 Mid-cap index was about unchanged, while the small cap Russell 2000 was hit for 1.7%. Technology stocks were mixed to down. The NASDAQ100 and Morgan Stanley High Tech indices were about unchanged. The Semiconductors and The Street.com Internet Index declined 1%. The NASDAQ Telecommunications index posted a small decline, while the Biotechs dipped 1%. Financial stocks were strong. The Broker/Dealers added 1.25%, and the Banks rose 2%. While bullion was about unchanged, the HUI index sank almost 6%.