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    Daily Market Commentary for August 19, 2009

    Chinese Stock Market

    World stocks were affected by the Chinese stock market taking a 4.3% hit, marking it's second big drop in three days. (read more at Millennium-Traders.Com)

    Economic data released today:

    MBA Mortgage Applications:
    U.S. MBA Refinance Index rose 6.9% at 1982.5; Last Week 1853.8; U.S. MBA Purchase Index rose 3.9% at 277.7; Last Week 267.2; U.S. MBA Market Index rose 5.6% at 527; Last Week 499.

    Crude Oil Inventories released by the Department of Energy:
    U.S. Crude Oil Stockpiles -8.397 million barrels in week; was seen +1.5 million barrels; U.S. Crude Oil Stocks -8.397 million barrells at 343.632 million barrels; U.S. Gasoline Stocks -2.177 million barrels at 209.754 million barrels; U.S. Gasoline Stocks -2.177 million barrels in week; was seen -0.8 million barrels; U.S. Distillate Stocks -0.65 million barrels at 161.617 million barrels; U.S. Distillate Stocks -0.65 million barrels in week; was seen +0.5 million barrels; U.S. Refineries Ran at 84.0% versus 83.5% week ago; U.S. Refineries Ran at 84.0%; seen 83.70%.

    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 43.16 points, EOD 9,261.10
    NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) gain 42.21, EOD 6,479.28
    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) gain 7.79 points, EOD 1,955.26
    S&P 500 (SPX) gain 4.66 points, EOD 994.33
    BEL 20 (BEL20) gain 2.62 points, EOD 2,263.26
    CAC 40 (CAC40) shed 0.35 points, EOD 3,450.34
    FTSE100 (UKX100) gain 3.89 points, EOD 4,689.67
    NIKKEI 225 (NIK/O) shed 80.96 points, EOD 10,204.00

    New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 1,869 declined stock prices 1,187, unchanged stock prices 103, stock prices hitting new highs 40 and stock prices hitting new lows 3. 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: AXL gain 0.62, HOD 7.11, LOD 5.46, EOD 6.32; AIG gain 2.09, HOD 27.50, LOD 23.90, EOD 26.64; RTP gain 1.88, HOD 155.87, LOD 149.28, EOD 154.98; FAS gain 0.03, HOD 69.18, LOD 64.87, EOD 68.12; CME shed 0.45, HOD 269.86, LOD 264.10, EOD 268.52; EOC gain 0.30, HOD 48.49, LOD 47.34, EOD 47.95; LZB gain 0.59, HOD 8.32, LOD 7.75, EOD 8.00; ADI gain 0.58, HOD 27.90, LOD 25.80, EOD 27.80; LFT shed 2.26, HOD 26.00, LOD 24.21, EOD 25.72; AA shed 0.44, HOD 12.56, LOD 12.20, EOD 12.48; GS shed 0.55, HOD 160.50, LOD 158.00, EOD 159.93; TWB gain 0.20, HOD 7.68, LOD 7.15, EOD 7.53.

    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 1,701, declined stock prices 965, unchanged stock prices 168, stock prices hitting new highs 22 and stock prices hitting new lows 11. 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: BIDU gain 3.38, HOD 331.98, LOD 318.51, EOD 330.78; GMCR shed 3.22, HOD 57.50, LOD 54.32, EOD 55.61; WYNN shed 0.46, HOD 55.50, LOD 53.14, EOD 54.85; RMBS gain 1.38, HOD 18.85, LOD 16.91, EOD 18.66; EDAP gain 2.83, HOD 5.14, LOD 1.26, EOD 4.20; FSLR shed 1.69, HOD 131.50, LOD 127.84, EOD 131.43; PLAB shed 0.43, HOD 5.03, LOD 4.36, EOD 4.68; BPOP shed 0.02, HOD 2.30, LOD 1.64, EOD 1.74; AMZN gain 0.88, HOD 83.00, LOD 80.49, EOD 83.00; PZZA gain 1.17, HOD 24.44, LOD 22.79, EOD 24.26.

    Market trends on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) and stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 303, declined stock prices 238, unchanged stock prices 56, stock prices hitting new highs 12 and stock prices hitting new lows 3.

    Chicago Board of Trade Futures Market for the day, at time of this posting:
    E-mini S&P 500 (ES) Sept 09: EOD 992.50; Change 3.00
    E-mini NASDAQ-100 (NQ) Sept 09: EOD 1,592.25; Change 5.25
    E-mini DOW $5 (YM) Sept 09: EOD 9,246; Change 39
    E-mini S&P MidCap 400 (MF) Sept 09: EOD 637.00; Change 1.20
    Nikkei 225 (Yen) Sept 09: EOD 10,245; Change -50

    World Currencies for the Forex Market, for Forex Trading by active Forex Traders, at time of this posting:
    Euro 0.7028 to U.S. Dollars 1.4229
    Japanese Yen 93.8700 to U.S. Dollars 0.0107
    British Pound 0.6050 to U.S. Dollars 1.6530
    Canadian Dollar 1.0962 to U.S. Dollars 0.9122
    Swiss Franc 1.0653 to U.S. Dollars 0.9387

    COMMODITY MARKETS:
    Energy Sector - Nymex:
    Light Crude (September 09) gain $3.23, EOD $72.42 per barrel ($US per barrel)
    Heating Oil (September 09) gain $0.05, EOD $1.92 a gallon ($US per gallon)
    Natural Gas (September 09) gain $0.02, EOD $3.12 per million BTU ($US per mmbtu.)
    Unleaded Gas (September 09) gain $0.03, EOD $2.03 a gallon ($US per gallon)

    Metals Markets - Comex:
    Gold (December 09) gain $5.60, EOD $944.80 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Silver (September 09) shed $0.09, EOD $13.88 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Platinum (October 09) gain $9.30, EOD $1,241.40 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Copper (September 09) no change $0.00, EOD $2.76 ($US per pound)

    Livestock and Meat Markets - Chicago Mercantile Exchange (cents per lb.):
    Lean Hogs (October 09) gain $1.23, EOD $45.75
    Pork Bellies (February 10) gain $0.05, EOD $79.10
    Live Cattle (October 09) shed $0.18, EOD $88.68
    Feeder Cattle (October 09) shed $0.03, EOD $101.20

    Other Commodities - Chicago Board of Trade (cents per bushel):
    Corn (December 09) gain $5.00, EOD $327.75
    Soybeans (November 09) shed $1.00, EOD $959.00

    BOND MARKET:
    2 year EOD 100, change 3/32, Yield 0.98, Yield change -0.05
    5 year EOD 100 31/32, change 7/32, Yield 2.41, Yield change -0.04
    10 year EOD 101 15/32, change 18/32, Yield 3.45, Yield change -0.06
    30 year EOD 103 4/;, change N/A, Yield .31, change -0.01

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