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    Daily Market Commentary for October 2, 2009

    Chicago

    Chicago was competing with Madrid, Rio De Janeiro, Spain and Tokyo in winning over the International Olympic Committee for the honor of hosting the 2016 Summer Olympics. (Read more at Millennium-Traders.Com)

    Economic data released today:

    Nonfarm Payrolls:
    U.S. September Nonfarm Payrolls fell 263K versus Consensus of a decrease by 175K; U.S. September Manufacturing Payrolls fell 51K; Service-Producing fell 147K; U.S. August Payrolls Revised to fall 201K from a decrease by 216K.

    Unemployment Rate:
    U.S. August Unemployment Left Unrevised at 9.7%; U.S. September Unemployment Rate 9.8% compared to Consensus of 9.8%.

    Average Hourly Earnings:
    U.S. September Average Hourly Earnings rose 0.01 to $18.67.

    Average Weekly Hours:
    U.S. September Overall Workweek fell 0.1 hour to 33.0 hours.

    Factory Orders:
    U.S. Factory Orders fell 0.8% in August versus consensus of a decrease by 0.6%; August Factory Orders, Excluding Transportation, rose 0.4%; August Factory Orders, Excluding Defense, fell 0.7%; August Durable Goods Revised to fall 2.6% from a decrease by 2.4%; July Factory Orders Revised to rise 1.4% from an increase by 1.3%.

    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) shed 24.63 points, EOD 9,484.65
    NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) shed 43.48, EOD 6,674.57
    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) shed 9.05 points, EOD 2,048.43
    S&P 500 (SPX) shed 2.86 points, EOD 1,026.99
    BEL 20 (BEL20) shed 35.41 points, EOD 2,415.96
    CAC 40 (CAC40) shed 70.87 points, EOD 3,649.90
    FTSE100 (UKX100) shed 59.11 points, EOD 4,988.70
    NIKKEI 225 (NIK/O) shed 246.77, EOD 9,731.87

    New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 1,021 declined stock prices 2,030, unchanged stock prices 104, stock prices hitting new highs 86 and stock prices hitting new lows 13. 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: ACN gain 0.97, HOD 38.24, LOD 36.90, EOD 37.50; FAS shed 0.31, HOD 74.94, LOD 68.26, EOD 72.29; KEG shed 0.56, HOD 8.04, LOD 7.00, EOD 7.68; CME gain 0.26, HOD 302.26, LOD 287.50, EOD 292.78; RTP shed 2.60, HOD 162.53, LOD 157.34, EOD 160.88; MBT shed 1.67, HOD 46.15, LOD 45.14, EOD 45.33; GOL gain 0.35, HOD 10.61, LOD 9.74, EOD 10.25; AIG gain 2.18, HOD 43.33, LOD 36.86, EOD 43.08; POT shed 0.98, HOD 86.78, LOD 83.75, EOD 85.44; PEP gain 2.44, HOD 61.24, LOD 58.93, EOD 60.90; GPN shed 0.59, HOD 46.39, LOD 44.40, EOD 45.57.

    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 971, declined stock prices 1,754, unchanged stock prices 116, stock prices hitting new highs 34 and stock prices hitting new lows 18. 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: FSLR gain 6.24, HOD 154.43, LOD 147.50, EOD 250.00; WYNN gain 2.06, HOD 69.20, LOD 63.25, EOD 67.66; BIDU gain 3.19, HOD 383.00, LOD 366.00, EOD 375.21; AONE gain 3.16, HOD 26.74, LOD 22.07, EOD 25.77; SMSC shed 2.95, HOD 23.64, LOD 19.78, EOD 19.89; RECN gain 0.25, HOD 18.11, LOD 16.00, EOD 17.15.

    Market trends on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) and stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 234, declined stock prices 302, unchanged stock prices 51, stock prices hitting new highs 22 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 1022.25; Change -5.25
    E-mini NASDAQ-100 (NQ) Sept 09: EOD 1,664.00; Change -6.50
    E-mini DOW $5 (YM) Sept 09: EOD 9,437; Change -34
    E-mini S&P MidCap 400 (MF) Sept 09: EOD 662.70; Change -8.00
    Nikkei 225 (Yen) Sept 09: EOD 9,6750; Change -135

    World Currencies for the Forex Market, for Forex Trading by active Forex Traders, at time of this posting:
    Euro 0.6863 U.S. Dollars 1.4570
    Japanese Yen 89.7700 to U.S. Dollars 0.0111
    British Pound 0.6286 to U.S. Dollars 1.5908
    Canadian Dollar 1.0822 to U.S. Dollars 0.9240
    Swiss Franc 1.0356 to U.S. Dollars 0.9656

    COMMODITY MARKETS:
    Energy Sector - Nymex:
    Light Crude (November 09) shed $0.87, EOD $69.95 per barrel ($US per barrel)
    Heating Oil (November 09) shed $0.03, EOD $1.80 a gallon ($US per gallon)
    Natural Gas (November 09) shed $0.25, EOD $4.72 per million BTU ($US per mmbtu.)
    Unleaded Gas (November 09) shed $0.02, EOD $1.74 a gallon ($US per gallon)

    Metals Markets - Comex:
    Gold (December 09) gain $3.60, EOD $1,004.30 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Silver (December 09) shed $0.21, EOD $16.23 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Platinum (January 09) shed $5.90, EOD $1,283.40 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Copper (December 09) shed $0.06, EOD $2.68 ($US per pound)

    Livestock and Meat Markets - Chicago Mercantile Exchange (cents per lb.):
    Lean Hogs (December 09) gain $0.03, EOD $48.55
    Pork Bellies (February 10) shed $1.60, EOD $79.65
    Live Cattle (December 09) shed $1.03, EOD $84.00
    Feeder Cattle (November 09) shed $1.33, EOD $93.58

    Other Commodities - Chicago Board of Trade (cents per bushel):
    Corn (December 09) shed $7.00, EOD $333.50
    Soybeans (November 09) shed $33.00, EOD $885.00

    BOND MARKET:
    2 year EOD 100 7/32, change -1/32, Yield 0.87, Yield change 0.01
    5 year EOD 100 24/32, change -4/32, Yield 2.21, Yield change 0.03
    10 year EOD 103 11/32, change -12/32, Yield 3.22, Yield change 0.04
    30 year EOD 108 16/32, change -31/32, Yield 4.00, change 0.05

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