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Consumer Confidence

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    Daily Market Commentary for July 28, 2009

    Consumer Confidence

    Consumer confidence has dropped at the end of July as consumers still worry about the economy and their job security. (read more at Millennium-Traders.Com)


    Economic data released today:

    S&P Case-Shiller Price Indices Composite - 20:
    May 10-City Home Price Index fell 16.8% year over year; May 20-City Home Price Index fell 17.1% year over year; May 10-City Home Price Index rose 0.4% month over month; May 20-City Home Price Index rose 0.5% month over month.

    CB U.S. Consumer Confidence:
    July Consumer Confidence 46.6 versus June 49.3; July Present Situation Index 23.4 versus June 25.0; July Expectations Index 62.0 versus June 65.5.

    Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index:
    July Services Revenues Index fell 16 versus June decrease of 26; July Retail Revenues Index fell 15 versus June decrease of 18.

    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 11.64 points, EOD 9,096.87
    NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) shed 35.99, EOD 6,328.67
    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) gain 7.62 points, EOD 1,975.51
    S&P 500 (SPX) shed 2.58 points, EOD 979.60
    BEL 20 (BEL20) shed 28.14 points, EOD 2,108.78
    CAC 40 (CAC40) shed 41.39 points, EOD 3,330.97
    FTSE100 (UKX100) shed 57.29 points, EOD 4,528.84
    NIKKEI 225 (NIK/O) shed 1.4 points, EOD 10,087.26

    New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 1,448, declined stock prices 1,623, unchanged stock prices 136, stock prices hitting new highs 81 and stock prices hitting new lows 5. 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: HMA gain 0.29. HOD 5.99, LOD 5.69, EOD 5.80; X shed 0.92. HOD 40.93, LOD 39.25, EOD 40.35; RTP shed 6.27. HOD 159.31, LOD 155.95, EOD 156.19; CR shed 2.22. HOD 22.45, LOD 21.17, EOD 21.35; CME shed 3.56. HOD 268.00, LOD 268.29, EOD 266.56; AXE shed 6.06. HOD 35.00, LOD 31.57, EOD 33.08; CMG gain 3.62. HOD 96.96, LOD 91.69, EOD 95.62; POT shed 1.78. HOD 95.12, LOD 91.75, EOD 93.36; AET gain 3.24. HOD 29.47, LOD 26.01, EOD 28.96; FNF gain 0.17. HOD 13.90, LOD 13.07, EOD 13.70.

    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 1,480, declined stock prices 1,223, unchanged stock prices 145, stock prices hitting new highs 80 and stock prices hitting new lows 8. 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 shed 3.60. HOD 170.61, LOD 163.80, EOD 167.90; ENOC gain 4.75. HOD 30.20, LOD 27.30, EOD 29.44; PFWD shed 1.41. HOD 14.81, LOD 13.99, EOD 14.32; BIDU shed 5.71. HOD 357.90, LOD 349.02, EOD 351.11; ISYS shed 1.58. HOD 9.63, LOD 7.53, EOD 7.83; AMED gain 1.24. HOD 41.75, LOD 37.90, EOD 39.00; MICC gain 0.14. HOD 74.13, LOD 69.92, EOD 73.83; FELE gain 3.74. HOD 33.05, LOD 27.16, EOD 32.86; AAPL shed 0.10. HOD 160.10, LOD 157.60, EOD 160.00; GOOG shed 4.95. HOD 442.10, LOD 436.10, EOD 439.85.

    Market trends on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) and stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 264, declined stock prices 262, unchanged stock prices 67, stock prices hitting new highs 16 and stock prices hitting new lows -.

    Chicago Board of Trade Futures Market for the day, at time of this posting:
    E-mini S&P 500 (ES) Sept 09: EOD 976.00; Change -4.00
    E-mini NASDAQ-100 (NQ) Sept 09: EOD 1,603.75; Change 4.25
    E-mini DOW $5 (YM) Sept 09: EOD 9,050; Change -20
    E-mini S&P MidCap 400 (MF) Sept 09: EOD 621.80; Change -2.10
    Nikkei 225 (Yen) Sept 09: EOD 10,010; Change -115

    World Currencies for the Forex Market, for Forex Trading by active Forex Traders, at time of this posting:
    Euro 0.7057 to U.S. Dollars 1.4171
    Japanese Yen 94.5500 to U.S. Dollars 0.0106
    British Pound 0.6083 to U.S. Dollars 1.6439
    Canadian Dollar 1.0826 to U.S. Dollars 0.9237
    Swiss Franc 1.0750 to U.S. Dollars 0.9302

    COMMODITY MARKETS:
    Energy Sector - Nymex:
    Light Crude (September 09) shed $1.15, EOD $67.23 per barrel ($US per barrel)
    Heating Oil (September 09) shed $0.03, EOD $1.79 a gallon ($US per gallon)
    Natural Gas (September 09) shed $0.08, EOD $3.69 per million BTU ($US per mmbtu.)
    Unleaded Gas (August 09) shed $0.02, EOD $1.91 a gallon ($US per gallon)

    Metals Markets - Comex:
    Gold (December 09) shed $14.60, EOD $941.70 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Silver (September 09) shed $0.25, EOD $13.74 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Platinum (October 09) shed $25.90, EOD $1,196.60 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Copper (September 09) shed $0.02, EOD $2.52 ($US per pound)

    Livestock and Meat Markets - Chicago Mercantile Exchange (cents per lb.):
    Lean Hogs (October 09) shed $2.05, EOD $52.70
    Pork Bellies (August 09) shed $0.85, EOD $61.38
    Live Cattle (October 09) gain $0.38, EOD $90.58
    Feeder Cattle (August 09) gain $0.45, EOD $102.85

    Other Commodities - Chicago Board of Trade (cents per bushel):
    Corn (December 09) shed $4.00, EOD $329.75
    Soybeans (November 09) gain $20.50, EOD $927.00

    BOND MARKET:
    2 year EOD 100 2/32, change -3/32, Yield 1.08, Yield change 0.05
    5 year EOD 100 3/32, change -2/32, Yield 2.59, Yield change 0.01
    10 year EOD 95 12/32, change 9/32, Yield 3.69, Yield change -0.03
    30 year EOD 95 30/32, change 1 2/32, Yield 4.55, change -0.07

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