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Consumer Sentiment

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    Daily Market Commentary for June 11, 2010

    Consumer Sentiment

    Stocks were able to trim off some losses from earlier with news that consumer sentiment hit a two year high. (Read more at Millennium-Traders.Com)

    Economic data released today:

    Retail Sales (MoM):
    U.S. May Retail & Food Sales fell 1.2%; Compared to Consensus of an increase by 0.2%; Retail Sales Decline is Biggest Since September 2009; U.S. May Retail & Food Sales Ex-Autos fell 1.1%; April Retail & Food Sales Revised to rise 0.6% from an increase by 0.4%.

    University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index:
    University of Michigan Mid-June Expectations 70.7; May 68.8; University of Michigan Mid-June Current Index 82.9; May 81.0; University of Michigan Mid-June Sentiment 75.5; May 73.6.

    University of Michigan Inflation Expectations:
    University of Michigan 5-Year Inflation Forecast rose 2.8%; May increased by 2.9%; University of Michigan 12-Month Inflation Forecast rose 2.7%; May increased by 3.2%.

    Business Inventories (MoM):
    U.S. April Business Inventories rose 0.4%; Ws Expected to rise 0.5%.

    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 38.54 points, EOD 10,211.07
    NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) gain 31.22, EOD 6,814.73
    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) gain 23.38 points, EOD 2,242.09
    S&P 500 (SPX) gain 4.6 points, EOD 1,091.44
    BEL 20 (BEL20) gain 0.53 points, EOD 2,463.85
    CAC 40 (CAC40) gain 38.88 points, EOD 3,555.52
    FTSE100 (UKX100) gain 31.18 points, EOD 5,163.68
    NIKKEI 225 (NIK/O) triple digit gain 162.6 points, EOD 9,705.25

    New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 2,278, declined stock prices 843, unchanged stock prices 94, stock prices hitting new highs 43 and stock prices hitting new lows 17. 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: CME shed 1.35, HOD 305.62, LOD 299.06, EOD 302.24; RIG gain 2.59, HOD 47.17, LOD 44.51, EOD 46.86; EOG gain 0.90, HOD 109.88, LOD 106.95, EOD 109.67; BP gain 1.07, HOD 34.46, LOD 33.25, EOD 33.85; SPN shed 0.42, HOD 20.21, LOD 19.54, EOD 20.02.

    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 1,920, declined stock prices 758, unchanged stock prices 111, stock prices hitting new highs 41 and stock prices hitting new lows 38. 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: PCLN gain 2.75, HOD 184.44, LOD 178.38, EOD 183.99; AAPL gain 2.90, HOD 253.84, LOD 247.37, EOD 253.41; AMZN shed 0.15, HOD 123.53, LOD 120.29, EOD 123.06; ARST gain 3.58, HOD 24.79, LOD 22.45, EOD 23.40; BIDU gain 0.22, HOD 73.35, LOD 71.22, EOD 72.85; XIDE gain 0.30, HOD 5.72, LOD 5.40, EOD 5.69.

    Market trends on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) and stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 260, declined stock prices 215, unchanged stock prices 37, 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 1091.00; Change 7.25
    E-mini NASDAQ-100 (NQ) Mar 10: EOD 1,846.25; Change 23.75
    E-mini DOW $5 (YM) Mar 10: EOD 10,204; Change 58
    E-mini S&P MidCap 400 (MF) Mar 10: EOD 758.30; Change 11.50
    Nikkei 225 (Yen) Mar 10: EOD 9,790; Change 95

    World Currencies for the Forex Market, for Forex Trading by active Forex Traders, at time of this posting:
    Euro 0.8288 to U.S. Dollars 1.2100
    Japanese Yen 91.6550 to U.S. Dollars 0.0109
    British Pound 0.6888 to U.S. Dollars 1.4500
    Canadian Dollar 1.0379 to U.S. Dollars 0.9661
    Swiss Franc 1.1534 to U.S. Dollars 0.8689

    COMMODITY MARKETS:
    Energy Sector - Nymex:
    Light Crude (July 10) shed $1.49, EOD $73.99 per barrel ($US per barrel)
    Heating Oil (July 10) shed $0.01, EOD $2.01 a gallon ($US per gallon)
    Natural Gas (July 10) gain $0.07, EOD $4.72 per million BTU ($US per mmbtu.)
    Unleaded Gas (July 10) shed $0.01, EOD $2.05 gallon ($US per gallon)

    Metals Markets - Comex:
    Gold (June 10) unchanged, EOD $1,220.80 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Silver (June 10) unchanged, EOD $18.34 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Platinum (June 10) shed $1.20, EOD $1,533.00 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Copper (June 10) gain $0.03, EOD $2.90 ($US per pound)

    Livestock and Meat Markets - Chicago Mercantile Exchange (cents per lb.):
    Lean Hogs (June 10) gain $0.45, EOD $77.72
    Pork Bellies (July 10) shed $0.75, EOD $95.75
    Live Cattle (June 10) shed $0.57, EOD $89.50
    Feeder Cattle (August 10) shed $0.12, EOD $110.10

    Other Commodities - Chicago Board of Trade (cents per bushel):
    Corn (July 10) gain $5.75, EOD $348.00
    Soybeans (July 10) gain $2.50, EOD $937.50

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