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    Daily Market Commentary for May 27, 2010

    Chinese Officials

    Stocks rallied today when Chinese officials said they have no plans to stop investment in European bonds. (Read more at Millennium-Traders.Com)

    Economic data released today:

    GDP (QoQ):
    1Q Corporate Profits rose 9.7% versus an Advance by 8.2% in 4Q; 1Q Prelim Chain-Weighted Price Index rose 1.0% versus an Advance by 0.9%; 1Q Prelim Core PCE Price Index rose 0.6% versus an Advance by 0.6%; 1Q Prelim Purchases Price Index rose 1.7% versus an Advance by 1.7%; 1Q Prelim PCE Price Index rose 1.5% versus an Advance by 1.5%; U.S. 1Q GDP Consensus rose 3.4%; 1Q Prelim Real Final Sales rose 1.4% versus an Advance by 1.6%.

    Initial Jobless Claims:
    U.S. Week May 15 Continuing Claims fell 49K to 4,607,000; U.S. Week May 15 Jobless Claims Revised to 474K from 471K; U.S. Jobless Claims fell14K to 460K in Week of May 22; Compared to Survey of a decrease by 16K.

    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) triple digit gain 284.54 points, EOD 10,258.99
    NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) triple digit gain 261.92, EOD 6,893.28
    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) gain 81.8 points, EOD 2,277.68
    S&P 500 (SPX) gain 35.19 point, EOD 1,103.14
    BEL 20 (BEL20) gain 83.11 points, EOD 2,469.56
    CAC 40 (CAC40) triple digit gain 116.72 points, EOD 3,525.31
    FTSE100 (UKX100) triple digit gain 157.09 points, EOD 5,195.17
    NIKKEI 225 (NIK/O) triple digit gain 117.06, EOD 9,639.72

    New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 2,922, declined stock prices 2369, unchanged stock prices 43, stock prices hitting new highs 27 and stock prices hitting new lows 11. 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: MA gain 2.33, HOD 211.28, LOD 205.80, EOD 207.33; RIG gain 1.14, HOD 61.92, LOD 59.16, EOD 59.72; V gain 0.29, HOD 75.19, LOD 72.91, EOD 73.69; CME gain 9.28, HOD 319.59, LOD 313.80, EOD 318.94.

    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 2,414, declined stock prices 360, unchanged stock prices 53, stock prices hitting new highs 31 and stock prices hitting new lows 22. 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: UPRO gain 13.34, HOD 142.56, LOD 135.26, EOD 142.51; CSTR gain 2.37, HOD 55.48, LOD 51.56, EOD 55.35; AAPL gain 9.65, HOD 253.80, LOD 249.11, EOD 253.76; NTAP gain 5.74, HOD 38.65, LOD 35.18, EOD 38.17; COST gain 2.76, HOD 59.26, LOD 57.04, EOD 58.74; PCLN gain 5.17, HOD 198.68, LOD 191.39, EOD 197.59; GOOG gain 14.99, HOD 492.31, LOD 481.75, EOD 490.46.

    Market trends on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) and stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 389, declined stock prices 110, unchanged stock prices 42, stock prices hitting new highs 4 and stock prices hitting new lows 5.

    Chicago Board of Trade Futures Market for the day, at time of this posting:
    E-mini S&P 500 (ES) Mar 10: EOD 1101.75; Change 40.50
    E-mini NASDAQ-100 (NQ) Mar 10: EOD 1,862.00; Change 70.75
    E-mini DOW $5 (YM) Mar 10: EOD 10,250; Change 329
    E-mini S&P MidCap 400 (MF) Mar 10: EOD 770.60; Change 32.40
    Nikkei 225 (Yen) Mar 10: EOD 9,805; Change 385

    World Currencies for the Forex Market, for Forex Trading by active Forex Traders, at time of this posting:
    Euro 0.8099 to U.S. Dollars 1.2400
    Japanese Yen 90.8750 to U.S. Dollars 0.0110
    British Pound 0.6861 to U.S. Dollars 1.4600
    Canadian Dollar 1.05010 to U.S. Dollars 0.9507
    Swiss Franc 1.1530 to U.S. Dollars 0.8672

    COMMODITY MARKETS:
    Energy Sector - Nymex:
    Light Crude (July 10) gain $3.04, EOD $74.55 per barrel ($US per barrel)
    Heating Oil (June 10) gain $0.07, EOD $2.00 a gallon ($US per gallon)
    Natural Gas (July 10) gain $0.11, EOD $4.29 per million BTU ($US per mmbtu.)
    Unleaded Gas (June 10) gain $0.06, EOD $2.04 gallon ($US per gallon)

    Metals Markets - Comex:
    Gold (June 10) shed $1.50, EOD $1,211.90 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Silver (June 10) gain $0.16, EOD $18.46 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Platinum (June 10) gain $22.60, EOD $1,550.90 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Copper (June 10) gain $0.07, EOD $3.15 ($US per pound)

    Livestock and Meat Markets - Chicago Mercantile Exchange (cents per lb.):
    Lean Hogs (June 10) shed $0.47, EOD $81.18
    Pork Bellies (July 10) shed $0.55, EOD $102.05
    Live Cattle (June 10) gain $0.77, EOD $91.57
    Feeder Cattle (May 10) gain $0.07, EOD $108.55

    Other Commodities - Chicago Board of Trade (cents per bushel):
    Corn (July 10) gain $1.75, EOD $373.25
    Soybeans (July 10) gain $13.75, EOD $951.75

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