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    Daily Market Commentary for August 20, 2009

    Crude Oil Price

    Today the crude oil price was at it's highest point yet seen in 2009, reaching above $74 a barrel. (read more at Millennium-Traders.Com)

    Economic data released today:

    Existing Home Sales:
    U.S. July Existing Home Sales rose 7.2% to 5.24 million rate.

    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 155.91 points, EOD 9,505.96
    NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) gain 122.86, EOD 6,676.26
    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) gain 31.68 points, EOD 2,020.90
    S&P 500 (SPX) gain 18.76 points, EOD 1,026.13
    BEL 20 (BEL20) gain 45.44 points, EOD 2,354.65
    CAC 40 (CAC40) triple digit gain 110.49 points, EOD 3,615.81
    FTSE100 (UKX100) gain 94.31 points, EOD 4,850.89
    NIKKEI 225 (NIK/O) shed 145.21 points, EOD 10,238.20

    New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 2,497 declined stock prices 599, unchanged stock prices 82, stock prices hitting new highs 94 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: AIG gain 0.55, HOD 35.00, LOD 32.53, EOD 32.85; POT shed 1.12, HOD 98.31, LOD 95.97, EOD 96.04; RKT gain 1.95, HOD 51.17, LOD 48.53, EOD 49.99; MA gain 4.23, HOD 208.07, LOD 202.24, EOD 207.25; GS gain 1.53, HOD 164.90, LOD 162.02, EOD 163.51; CRM gain 7.49, HOD 53.94, LOD 51.34, EOD 53.67; RTP gain 5.39, HOD 160.26, LOD 155.97, EOD 159.25; FAS gain 4.52, HOD 78.28, LOD 74.29, EOD 77.43; CME gain 4.23, HOD 278.00, LOD 271.35, EOD 276.12.

    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 2,006, declined stock prices 720, unchanged stock prices 133, stock prices hitting new highs 70 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: BIDU gain 5.75, HOD 347.71, LOD 339.45, EOD 345.00; FSLR shed 8.88, HOD 129.50, LOD 121.50, EOD 121.54; MENT gain 1.02, HOD 9.24, LOD 8.47, EOD 8.99; INTU shed 2.23, HOD 29.90, LOD 27.61, EOD 28.62.

    Market trends on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) and stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 355, declined stock prices 172, unchanged stock prices 67, stock prices hitting new highs 7 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 1025.50; Change 20.75
    E-mini NASDAQ-100 (NQ) Sept 09: EOD 1,636.25; Change 22.25
    E-mini DOW $5 (YM) Sept 09: EOD 9,493; Change 173
    E-mini S&P MidCap 400 (MF) Sept 09: EOD 658.90; Change 12.60
    Nikkei 225 (Yen) Sept 09: EOD 10,500; Change 95

    World Currencies for the Forex Market, for Forex Trading by active Forex Traders, at time of this posting:
    Euro 0.6974 to U.S. Dollars 1.4340
    Japanese Yen 94.3400 to U.S. Dollars 0.0106
    British Pound 0.6063 to U.S. Dollars 1.6495
    Canadian Dollar 1.0818 to U.S. Dollars 0.9244
    Swiss Franc 1.0566 to U.S. Dollars 0.9464

    COMMODITY MARKETS:
    Energy Sector - Nymex:
    Light Crude (September 09) gain $0.12, EOD $72.54 per barrel ($US per barrel)
    Heating Oil (September 09) gain $0.02, EOD $1.90 a gallon ($US per gallon)
    Natural Gas (September 09) shed $0.14, EOD $2.80 per million BTU ($US per mmbtu.)
    Unleaded Gas (September 09) gain $0.01, EOD $1.99 a gallon ($US per gallon)

    Metals Markets - Comex:
    Gold (December 09) gain $13.00, EOD $954.70 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Silver (September 09) gain $0.28, EOD $14.16 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Platinum (October 09) gain $17.20, EOD $1,259.20 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Copper (September 09) gain $0.14, EOD $2.88 ($US per pound)

    Livestock and Meat Markets - Chicago Mercantile Exchange (cents per lb.):
    Lean Hogs (October 09) gain $0.93, EOD $47.93
    Pork Bellies (February 10) gain $2.00, EOD $81.10
    Live Cattle (October 09) shed $0.23, EOD $88.60
    Feeder Cattle (October 09) shed $0.58, EOD $100.63

    Other Commodities - Chicago Board of Trade (cents per bushel):
    Corn (December 09) gain $2.25, EOD $326.25
    Soybeans (November 09) gain $16.00, EOD $973.00

    BOND MARKET:
    2 year EOD 99 26/32, change -6/32, Yield 1.09, Yield change 0.10
    5 year EOD 100 8/32, change -23/32, Yield 2.56, Yield change 0.15
    10 year EOD 100 14/32, change -1 5/32, Yield 3.57, Yield change 0.14
    30 year EOD 102 1/32, change -2 9/32, Yield 4.37, change 0.13

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