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    Daily Market Commentary for June 12, 2009

    The worlds largest asset manager was created today after BlackRock (BLK) agreed to buy Barclays Global Investors for $13.5 billion. (read more at Millennium-Traders.Com)

    Economic data released today:

    Import Price Index:
    U.S. May Import Prices rose 1.3% compared to consensus of an increase by 1.5%; U.S. May Non-Petroleum Import Prices rose 0.2%; U.S. May Petroleum Import Prices rose 8.3%; U.S. Import Price Rise is highest since July 2008.

    University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index:
    Mid-June Sentiment came in at 69.0 compared to May reading of 68.7; Mid-June Current Index came in at 74.5 compared to May reading of 67.7; Mid-June Expectations at 65.4 compared to May reading of 69.4; 12-Month Inflation Forecast rose 3.1% compared to May increase by 2.8%; 5-Year Inflation Forecast rose 3.1% compared to May increase by 2.9%.

    At the NYSE closing bell on the New York Stock Exchange, here is how the major world indices and major U.S. stock indices ended the trading session on the world markets as well as the emerging markets including the stock market closing bell price:
    DOW (Dow Jones Industrial Average) gain 28.49 points, EOD 8,799.41
    NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) EOD 6,148.61
    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) shed 3.57 points, EOD 1,858.80
    S&P 500 (SPX) gain 1.32 points, EOD 946.21
    BEL 20 (BEL20) gain 10.44 points, EOD 2,059.75
    CAC 40 (CAC40) shed 8.8 points, EOD 3,334.94
    FTSE100 (UKX100) shed 19.92 points, EOD 4,441.95
    NIKKEI 225 (NIK/O) triple digit gain 154.49 points, EOD 10,135.82

    New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 1,416, declined stock prices 1,633, unchanged stock prices 103, stock prices hitting new highs 16 and stock prices hitting new lows 5. NYSE quotes for volatile stocks and market trends, as well as stock quotes, stock prices and stock symbols of Day Trading Stock Picks on the New York Stock Exchange stock market for Day Trading online and active Day Trading for those who are or would like to be Day Trading for a living: RTP shed 8.01 points, HOD $207.14, LOD $200.39, EOD $204.49; BAC gain 0.79 points, HOD $13.93, LOD $13.23, EOD $13.76; BLK shed 6.37 points, HOD $180, LOD $170.21, EOD $176.23; TNS gain 1.11 points, HOD $20.77, LOD $18.93, EOD $19.56; SPG gain 1.99 points, HOD $54.42, LOD $52.42, EOD $54.13; HIG shed 1.13 points, HOD $13.60, LOD $12.80, EOD $12.95; CME shed 3.23 points, HOD $343.92, LOD $335.21, EOD $338.86.

    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 1,271, declined stock prices 1,462, unchanged stock prices 142, stock prices hitting new highs 34 and stock prices hitting new lows 5. NASDAQ quotes, volatile stocks and market trends, as well as stock quotes, stock prices and stock symbols of Day Trading Stock Picks on the NASDAQ stock market for Day Trading online and active Day Trading for those who are or would like to be Day Trading for a living: EZPW shed 1.90 points, HOD $11.63, LOD $10.79, EOD $10.99; RMBS gain 2.30 points, HOD $17.81, LOD $16.85, EOD $17.39; SVNT gain 3.41 points, HOD $9.80, LOD $8.59, EOD $9.34; BIDU shed 12.23 points, HOD $297.55, LOD $285.88, EOD $288.46; FSLR shed 1.48 points, HOD $184.73, LOD $180.50, EOD $182.62.

    Market trends on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) and stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 199, declined stock prices 327, unchanged stock prices 53, stock prices hitting new highs 11 and stock prices hitting new lows 1.

    Chicago Board of Trade Futures Market for the day, at time of this posting:
    E-mini S&P 500 (ES) Sept 09: EOD 941.75; Change 3.50
    E-mini NASDAQ-100 (NQ) Sept 09: EOD 1,487.75; Change -3.25
    E-mini DOW $5 (YM) Sept 09: EOD 8,748; Change 49
    E-mini S&P MidCap 400 (MF) Sept 09: EOD 594.10; Change -0.50
    Nikkei 225 (Yen) Sept 09: EOD 10,135; Change 120

    World Currencies for the Forex Market, for Forex Trading by active Forex Traders, at time of this posting:
    Euro 0.7142 to U.S. Dollars 1.4002
    Japanese Yen 98.37 to U.S. Dollars 0.0102
    British Pound 0.6083 to U.S. Dollars 1.6440
    Canadian Dollar 1.1184 to U.S. Dollars 0.8941
    Swiss Franc 1.0803 to U.S. Dollars 0.9257

    COMMODITY MARKETS:
    Energy Sector - Nymex:
    Light Crude (July 09) shed $0.64, EOD $72.04 per barrel ($US per barrel)
    Heating Oil (July 09) shed $0.02, EOD $1.84 a gallon ($US per gallon)
    Natural Gas (July 09) shed $0.08, EOD $3.86 per million BTU ($US per mmbtu.)
    Unleaded Gas (July 09) shed $0.02, EOD $2.04 a gallon ($US per gallon)

    Metals Markets - Comex:
    Gold (August 09) shed $21.30, EOD $940.70 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Silver (July 09) shed $0.62, EOD $14.88 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Platinum (July 09) shed $14.40, EOD $1,258.70 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Copper (July 09) shed $0.07, EOD $2.37 ($US per pound)

    Livestock and Meat Markets - Chicago Mercantile Exchange (cents per lb.):
    Lean Hogs (August 09) shed 0.33, EOD 60.08
    Pork Bellies (July 09) gain 2.90, EOD 58.45
    Live Cattle (August 09) gain 0.15, EOD 81.60
    Feeder Cattle (August 09) gain 1.20, EOD 97.58

    Other Commodities - Chicago Board of Trade (cents per bushel):
    Corn (December 09) shed 15.50, EOD 447.75
    Soybeans (November 09) shed 13.25, EOD 1,076.50

    BOND MARKET:
    2 year EOD 99 7/32, change 3/32, Yield 1.27, Yield change -0.04
    5 year EOD 97 16/32, change 8/32, Yield 2.78, Yield change -0.06
    10 year EOD 94 16/32, change 15/32, Yield 3.79, Yield change -0.06
    30 year EOD 93 20/32, change 24/32, Yield 4.64, change -0.01

    At the close of the week, performance results for our Moderators:

    Stocks Trading Room:
    Jeannie $6,203
    Barry $6,406
    Scott $1,875
    Marty $1,244

    Futures Trading Room:
    JT $2,955

    Forex Trading Room:
    JT $10,950

    Daily Swing Trades:
    Barry $3,070

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