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Consumer Confidence

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    Daily Market Commentary for November 30, 2010

    Consumer Confidence

    Consumer confidence rose to its highest level in five months as Americans grow more optimistic about the economy. (Read more at Millennium-Traders.Com)

    Economic data released today:

    U.S. ICSC/Goldman Sachs Chain Store Sales rose 0.5% in Week of November 27 and U.S. ICSC/Goldman Sachs Chain Store Sales rose 3.5% on Year.

    Redbook:
    U.S. Retail Sales rose 4.9% Week Ended November 27 versus a Year Ago; U.S. Retail Sales First 4 Weeks November rose 3.2% versus November a Year-Ago; U.S. Retail Sales First 4 Weeks November rose 0.6% versus October.

    S&P/CS Home Price Indices Composite - 20 (YoY):
    S&P Case-Shiller 3Q U.S. National Home Price Index fell 2.0% QoQ; S&P Case-Shiller 3Q U.S. National Home Price Index fell 1.5% YoY; S&P Case-Shiller September 20-City Home Price Index fell 0.7% MoM; S&P Case-Shiller September 10-City Home Price Index fell 0.5% MoM; S&P Case-Shiller September 20-City Home Price Index rose 0.6% YoY; S&P Case-Shiller September 10-City Home Price Index rose 1.6% YoY.

    Chicago PMI:
    U.S. Chicago Purchasing Management November New Orders Index 67.2 versus Oct 65.0; U.S. Chicago Purchasing Management November Employment Index 56.3 versus October 54.6; U.S. Chicago Purchasing Management November Supplier Deliveries 60.4; October 62.8; U.S. Chicago Purchasing Management November Prices Paid Index 70.7 versus October 68.9; U.S. Chicago Purchasing Management Adjusted November Index 62.5 versus October 60.6.

    Conference Board Consumer Confidence:
    Conference Board November Expectations Index 74.2 versus October 67.5; Conf Board November Present Situation Index 24.0 versus October 23.5; US Conference Board November Consumer Confidence 54.1 versus October 49.9.

    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) shed 36.06 points, EOD 11,016.43
    NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) shed 46.98, EOD 7,436.36
    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) shed 24.75 points, EOD 2,500.47
    S&P 500 (SPX) shed 6.07 points, EOD 1,181.69
    BEL 20 (BEL20) shed 15.2 points, EOD 2,506.13
    CAC 40 (CAC40) shed 26.52 points, EOD 3,610.44
    FTSE100 (UKX100) shed 22.68 points, EOD 5,528.27
    NIKKEI 225 (NIK/O) shed 188.95 points, EOD 9,937.04

    New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 1,034, declined stock prices 2,003, unchanged stock prices 107, stock prices hitting new highs 76 and stock prices hitting new lows 29. 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: AGQ gain 8.50, HOD 135.77, LOD 127.76, EOD 133.52; BKS shed 0.84, HOD 14.58, LOD 12.49, EOD 14.02; TSL shed 1.53, HOD 23.99, LOD 22.05, EOD 22.33; ESI shed 2.61, HOD 60.59, LOD 58.13, EOD 58.48; CLF shed 0.63, HOD 70.00, LOD 67.77, EOD 68.32; CME gain 1.62, HOD 288.50, LOD 282.01, EOD 287.81.

    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 892, declined stock prices 1,817, unchanged stock prices 121, stock prices hitting new highs 84 and stock prices hitting new lows 76. 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: NFLX gain 6.98, HOD 206.80, LOD 195.59, EOD 205.90; RIMM gain 2.84, HOD 62.90, LOD 59.57, EOD 61.83; AAPL shed 5.72, HOD 314.36, LOD 310.87, EOD 311.15; BIDU shed 2.33, HOD 107.20, LOD 104.38, EOD 105.05; GOOG shed 26.40, HOD 574.32, LOD 553.31, EOD 555.71; SODA gain 8.60, HOD 43.88, LOD 32.92, EOD 33.00; STRA gain 5.73, HOD 140.89, LOD 135.01, EOD 135.81.

    Market trends on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) and stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 232, declined stock prices 252, unchanged stock prices 40, stock prices hitting new highs 20 and stock prices hitting new lows 8.

    Chicago Board of Trade Futures Market for the day, at time of this posting:
    E-mini S&P 500 (ES) Mar 10: EOD 1180.25; Change -6.25
    E-mini NASDAQ-100 (NQ) Mar 10: EOD 2,117.00; Change -28.50
    E-mini DOW $5 (YM) Mar 10: EOD 11,008; Change -31
    Nikkei 225 (Yen) Mar 10: EOD 9,955; Change -125

    World Currencies for the Forex Market, for Forex Trading by active Forex Traders, at time of this posting:
    Euro 0.7687 to U.S. Dollars 1.3000
    Japanese Yen 83.6550 to U.S. Dollars 0.0119
    British Pound 0.6419 to U.S. Dollars 1.5600
    Canadian Dollar 1.0252 to U.S. Dollars 0.9750
    Swiss Franc 1.0028 to U.S. Dollars 0.9966

    COMMODITY MARKETS:
    Energy Sector - Nymex:
    Light Crude (January 11) shed $1.62, EOD $84.11 per barrel ($US per barrel)
    Heating Oil (January 11) shed $0.05, EOD $2.32 a gallon ($US per gallon)
    Natural Gas (January 11) shed $0.14, EOD $4.26 per million BTU ($US per mmbtu.)
    Unleaded Gas (January 11) shed $0.03, EOD $2.19 gallon ($US per gallon)

    Metals Markets - Comex:
    Gold (December 10) gain $19.00, EOD $1,3857.00 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Silver (December 10) gain $1.03, EOD $28.18 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Platinum (January 11) gain $21.80, EOD $1,666.40 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Copper (December 10) gain $0.06, EOD $3.82 ($US per pound)

    Livestock and Meat Markets - Chicago Mercantile Exchange (cents per lb.):
    Lean Hogs (February 11) gain $0.45, EOD $75.78
    Pork Bellies (February 11) gain $0.50, EOD $104.50
    Live Cattle (February 11) shed $0.57, EOD $106.35
    Feeder Cattle (January 11) shed $0.77, EOD $119.18

    Other Commodities - Chicago Board of Trade (cents per bushel):
    Corn (March 11) shed $9.75, EOD $543.50
    Soybeans (January 11) gain $7.50, EOD $1,242.50

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