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    Daily Market Commentary for December 8, 2010

    Dollar

    Stocks were mixed today as the dollar strengthened against other currencies. (Read more at Millennium-Traders.Com)

    Economic data released today:

    MBA Mortgage Applications:
    U.S. MBA Refinance Index fell 1.4% at 2,932.0; Last Week 2,974.4; U.S. MBA Purchase Index rose 1.8% at 210.9; Last Week 207.2; U.S. MBA Market Index fell 0.9% at 603.5; Last Week 608.8.

    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 11.81 points, EOD 11,370.97
    NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) gain 8.66, EOD 7,748.30
    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) gain 10.64 points, EOD 2,609.13
    S&P 500 (SPX) gain 4.28 points, EOD 1,228.03
    BEL 20 (BEL20) shed 7.23 points, EOD 2,617.44
    CAC 40 (CAC40) gain 21.48 points, EOD 3,831.98
    FTSE100 (UKX100) shed 13.92 points, EOD 5,794.53
    NIKKEI 225 (NIK/O) gain 91.23 points, EOD 10,232.33

    New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 1,202, declined stock prices 1,850, unchanged stock prices 97, stock prices hitting new highs 128 and stock prices hitting new lows 32. 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: MW shed 5.02, HOD 25.67, LOD 25.67, EOD 23.73; CRM gain 0.32, HOD 27.23, LOD 26.80, EOD 27.20; LVS shed 1.60, HOD 48.00, LOD 45.60, EOD 46.00; AGQ shed 3.04, HOD 142.27, LOD 131.14, EOD 135.00; V gain 0.98, HOD 78.15, LOD 77.00, EOD 77.58.

    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 1,335, declined stock prices 1,338, unchanged stock prices 127, stock prices hitting new highs 167 and stock prices hitting new lows 28. 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: VVUS gain 1.19, HOD 9.32, LOD 8.70, EOD 8.99; OREX gain 3.82, HOD 11.11, LOD 8.62, EOD 8.68; AAPL gain 2.62, HOD 320.90, LOD 317.11, EOD 320.90; NFLX shed 1.73, HOD 188.49, LOD 181.39, EOD 181.39; FFIV shed 0.48, HOD 139.17, LOD 135.72, EOD 137.20.

    Market trends on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) and stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 173, declined stock prices 313, unchanged stock prices 32, stock prices hitting new highs 5 and stock prices hitting new lows 11.

    Chicago Board of Trade Futures Market for the day, at time of this posting:
    E-mini S&P 500 (ES) Mar 10: EOD 1227.00; Change 3.75
    E-mini NASDAQ-100 (NQ) Mar 10: EOD 2,198.50; Change 8.50
    E-mini DOW $5 (YM) Mar 10: EOD 11,363; Change 8
    Nikkei 225 (Yen) Mar 10: EOD 10,260; Change 60

    World Currencies for the Forex Market, for Forex Trading by active Forex Traders, at time of this posting:
    Euro 0.7543 to U.S. Dollars 1.3300
    Japanese Yen 84.0650 to U.S. Dollars 0.0119
    British Pound 0.6330 to U.S. Dollars 1.5800
    Canadian Dollar 1.0120 to U.S. Dollars 0.9882
    Swiss Franc 0.9870 to U.S. Dollars 1.01

    COMMODITY MARKETS:
    Energy Sector - Nymex:
    Light Crude (January 11) shed $0.41, EOD $88.28 per barrel ($US per barrel)
    Heating Oil (January 11) shed $0.00, EOD $2.46 a gallon ($US per gallon)
    Natural Gas (January 11) shed $0.04, EOD $4.42 per million BTU ($US per mmbtu.)
    Unleaded Gas (January 11) shed $0.01, EOD $2.30 gallon ($US per gallon)

    Metals Markets - Comex:
    Gold (February 11) shed $25.80, EOD $1,383.20 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Silver (March 11) shed $1.52, EOD $28.25 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Platinum (January 11) shed $23.80, EOD $1,681.40 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Copper (March 11) gain $0.05, EOD $4.10 ($US per pound)

    Livestock and Meat Markets - Chicago Mercantile Exchange (cents per lb.):
    Lean Hogs (February 11) gain $0.32, EOD $75.65
    Pork Bellies (February 11) unchanged, EOD $104.50
    Live Cattle (February 11) unchanged, EOD $104.55
    Feeder Cattle (January 11) shed $0.97, EOD $118.20

    Other Commodities - Chicago Board of Trade (cents per bushel):
    Corn (March 11) gain $12.75, EOD $574.50
    Soybeans (January 11) gain $10.50, EOD $1,296.00

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