1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Central Bank

Discussion in 'Forex Daily News & Outlook' started by MTnews, Oct 8, 2008.

  1. MTnews

    MTnews Content Contributor

    Joined:
    Dec 17, 2007
    Messages:
    810
    Likes Received:
    0
    Daily Market Commentary for October 8, 2008 from Millennium-Traders.Com

    Global Rate Cut coordinated by Central Banks around the world by European Central Bank, the Bank of England, the Swedish Riksbank, the Bank of Canada and the Swiss National Bank joined in cutting their rates with the Federal Reserve by half a percentage point early this morning - Federal Funds Rate cut by 50 basis points to 1.50 percent and discount rate cut by a half a percentage point to 1.75 percent. (read more)

    Economic data released today:

    Pending Home Sales:
    National Association of Realtors released data, U.S. August Pending Home Sales rose 8.8% from August 2007; U.S. Pending Home Sales Index rose 7.4% during August.

    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 session on the world market as well as the emerging markets including the stock market closing bell price:
    DOW (Dow Jones Industrial Average) triple digit loss of 194.26 points on the day to end the trading session at 9,252.85
    NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) loss of 82.05 points to end the trading session at 6,306.33
    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) loss of 9.01 points to end the trading session at 1,744.01
    S&P 500 loss of 11.63 points to end the trading session at 984.60
    FTSE All-World excluding U.S. loss of 5.12 points to end the trading session at 163.87
    FTSE RAFI 1000 loss of 24.37 points to end the trading session at 3,909.59
    BEL 20 (BEL20) triple digit loss of 184.74 points to end the trading session at 2,323.95
    CAC 40 (CAC40) triple digit loss of 235.33 points to end the trading session at 3,496.89
    FTSE100 (UKX100) triple digit loss of 238.53 points to end the trading session at 4,366.69
    NIKKEI 225 (NIK/O) triple digit loss of 952.58 points to end the trading session at 9,203.32

    New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stock market indicators for the day:
    Advanced stock prices 752 declined stock prices 2,514; unchanged stock prices 41; stock prices hitting new highs 3 and stock prices hitting new lows 1.
    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: Yum! Brands Incorporated (NYSE: YUM) stock price gained 0.30 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $29.31, low on the trading session $26.81 with a closing stock price at $27.80; Alcoa Incorporated (NYSE: AA) stock price shed 2.12 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $15.49, low on the trading session $13.40 with a closing stock price at $14.59; MetLife Incorporated (NYSE: MET) stock price shed 9.87 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $33.86, low on the trading session $25.76 with a closing stock price at $27.00; Enbridge Energy Partners L.P. (NYSE: EEP) stock price shed 2.30 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $32.74, low on the trading session $24.35 with a closing stock price at $30.44; Ultrashort Financial Corporation (NYSE: SKF) stock price gained 9.57 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $155.27, low on the trading session $128.78 with a closing stock price at $149.84; Potash Corporation Saskatchewan (NYSE: POT) stock price gained 11.74 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $103.24, low on the trading session $79.94 with a closing stock price at $98.60; Rio Tinto plc (NYSE: RTP) stock price shed 4.18 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $203.78, low on the trading session $174.97 with a closing stock price at $188.25; Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE: DVN) stock price shed 0.09 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $76.56, low on the trading session $67.05 with a closing stock price at $72.45; Diamond Offshore Drilling Incorporated (NYSE: DO) stock price shed 3.99 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $83.00, low on the trading session $71.66 with a closing stock price at $77.00; Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG) stock price shed 0.54 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $47.32, low on the trading session $39.01 with a closing stock price at $43.28; Walter Industries Incorporated (NYSE: WLT) stock price gained 3.48 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $38.98, low on the trading session $30.50 with a closing stock price at $36.26; CF Industries Holdings Incorporated (NYSE: CF) stock price gained 5.92 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $61.55, low on the trading session $47.39 with a closing stock price at $57.31; ProShares UltraShort MidCap400 (NYSE: MZZ) stock price shed 1.50 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $102.00, low on the trading session $90.36 with a closing stock price at $96.50; CME Group Incorporated (NYSE: CME) stock price gained 9.50 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $424.00, low on the trading session $387.57 with a closing stock price at $405.50.

    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) stock market indicators today:
    Advanced stock prices 820; declined stock prices 2,188; unchanged stock prices 91; stock prices hitting new highs 4; stock prices hitting new lows 1,174.
    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: Google Incorporated (NasdaqGS: GOOG) stock price shed 10.01 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $358.99, low on the trading session $326.11 with a closing stock price at $336.00; Baidu.com Incorporated (NasdaqGS: BIDU) stock price shed 1.44 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $228.00, low on the trading session $206.75 with a closing stock price at $213.00;First Solar Incorporated (NasdaqGS: FSLR) stock price gained 0.66 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $138.90, low on the trading session $112.46 with a closing stock price at $128.66.

    Market trends on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) and stock market indicators for today:
    Advanced stock prices 340; declined stock prices 884; unchanged stock prices 80; stock prices hitting new highs -; stock prices hitting new lows -.

    Chicago Board of Trade Futures Market activity for the day, at time of this posting for December 2008 Contracts:
    E-mini S&P 500 (ES) end of day price 984.75 change -21.00
    E-mini NASDAQ-100 (NQ) end of day price 1,325.00, change -11.50
    E-mini S&P SmallCap 600 (SMP) end of day price 294.00, change -6.70
    $5 DJIA (YM) end of day price 9,254 change -284

    World Currencies for the Forex Market, for Forex Trading by active Forex Traders, at time of this posting:
    Euro 0.7320 to U.S. Dollars 1.3662
    Japanese Yen 99.84 to U.S. Dollars 0.010
    British Pound 0.5786 to U.S. Dollars 1.7283
    Canadian Dollar 1.1231 to U.S. Dollars 0.8904
    Swiss Franc 1.1257 to U.S. Dollars 0.8883

    Commodity Markets:
    Energy Sector: Light Crude (NYMEX: NYM) shed $1.11 on the day for a closing price of $88.95 a barrel ($US per barrel)
    Heating Oil (NYMEX: NYM) shed $0.01 on the day for a closing price of $2.49 a gallon ($US per gallon)
    Natural Gas (NYMEX: NYM) shed $0.03 on the day for a closing price of $6.74 per million BTU ($US per mmbtu.)
    Unleaded Gas (NYMEX: NYM) shed $0.03 on the day for a closing price of $2.03 a gallon ($US per gallon)

    Metals Markets:
    Gold Market Price (COMEX: CMX) gained $24.50 on the day for a closing price of $906.50 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Silver (COMEX: CMX) gained $0.39 on the day for a closing price of $11.77 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Platinum (NYMEX: NYM) shed $8.60 on the day for a closing price of $1,012.10 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Copper (COMEX: CMX) shed $0.18 on the day for a closing price of $2.36 ($US per pound)

    Livestock and Meat Markets (cents per lb.):
    Lean Hogs (Chicago Mercantile Exchange: CME) gained 0.98 on the day for a closing price of 67.88
    Pork Bellies (Chicago Mercantile Exchange: CME) shed 2.10 on the day for a closing price of 91.25
    Live Cattle (Chicago Mercantile Exchange: CME) shed 0.15 on the day for a closing price of 94.95
    Feeder Cattle (Chicago Mercantile Exchange: CME) shed 0.33 on the day for a closing price of 98.33

    Other Commodities (cents per bushel):
    Corn (Chicago Board of Trade: CBT) gained 10.50 on the day for a closing price of 427.50
    Soybeans (Chicago Board of Trade: CBT) gained 38.00 on the day for a closing price of 964.00

    Bond Market:
    2 year bond shed 11/32 on the day for a closing price of 100 22/32 with a Yield of 1.63, Yield Change 0.18
    5 year bond shed 1 6/32 on the day for a closing price of 101 29/32 with a Yield of 2.70, Yield Change 0.25
    10 year bond shed 1 18/32 on the day for a closing price of 102 17/32 with a Yield of 3.68, Yield Change 0.18
    30 year bond shed 1 9/32 on the day for a closing price of 106 25/32 with a Yield of 4.10, Yield Change 0.07

    Thanks for reading
    Millennium-Traders.Com
     
Loading...

Share This Page