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Dow Reaches 2011 High

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    Daily Market Commentary for April 26, 2011

    Dow Reaches 2011 High

    Dow reaches 2011 high today as key earnings came in better than expected. (Read more at http://www.millennium-traders.com/news/DowReaches2011High.aspxMillennium-Traders.Com)

    Economic data released today:

    S&P/CS Home Price Indices Composite – 20:
    S&P Case-Shiller February 10-City Home Price Index fell 2.6% Year on Year; S&P Case-Shiller February 20-City Home Price Index fell 3.3% Year on Year; S&P Case-Shiller February 10-City Home Price Index fell 1.1% Month on Month.

    CB Consumer Confidence:
    Conference Board April Expectations Index 82.6 versus March 81.3; Conference Board April Present Situation Index 39.6 versus March 37.5; US Conference Board April Consumer Confidence 65.4 versus March 63.8.

    Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index:
    April Retail Revenues Index 24 versus March -12; April Services Revenues Index 28 versus March 14; April Manufacturing Shipments Index 6 versus March 23; April Manufacturing Index 10 versus March 20.

    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) triple digit gain 115.72 points, EOD 12,595.60
    NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) gain 69.66, EOD 8,554.91
    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) gain 19.66 points, EOD 2,845.54
    S&P 500 (SPX) gain 11.12 points, EOD 1,346.37
    BEL 20 (BEL20) gain 20.55 points, EOD 2,748.22
    CAC 40 (CAC40) gain 23.41 points, EOD 4,045.29
    FTSE100 (UKX100) gain 51.06 points, EOD 6,069.36
    NIKKEI 225 (NIK/O) shed 113.27 points, EOD 9,558.69

    New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 2,225, declined stock prices 1,898, unchanged stock prices 75, stock prices hitting new highs 315 and stock prices hitting new lows 10. 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 shed 28.51, HOD 328.49, LOD 311.80, EOD 316.24; CMI gain 8.22, HOD 117.40, LOD 114.25, EOD 116.42; MCP shed 1.26, HOD 73.11, LOD 70.65, EOD 71.28; SLV shed 1.91, HOD 44.71, LOD 43.55, EOD 43.92; GPI shed 3.47, HOD 42.44, LOD 38.30, EOD 39.47; CME gain 3.27, HOD 310.71, LOD 306.92, EOD 310.52; CRM shed 1.22, HOD 140.53, LOD 136.24, EOD 137.59.

    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 1,672, declined stock prices 974, unchanged stock prices 112, stock prices hitting new highs 160 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: NFLX shed 22.97, HOD 242.23, LOD 227.30, EOD 228.70; ESRX shed 1.27, HOD 54.67, LOD 53.38, EOD 54.10; AGCO gain 2.16, HOD 59.81, LOD 56.53, EOD 57.07; VRTX shed 4.88, HOD 54.99, LOD 47.18, EOD 52.92; APKT shed 2.07, HOD 80.07, LOD 76.65, EOD 76.91.

    Market trends on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) and stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 242, declined stock prices 225, unchanged stock prices 48, stock prices hitting new highs 13 and stock prices hitting new lows 6.

    Chicago Board of Trade Futures Market for the day, at time of this posting:
    E-mini S&P 500 (ES) Mar 10: EOD 1342.50; Change 11.75
    E-mini NASDAQ-100 (NQ) Mar 10: EOD 2,390.25; Change 12.75
    E-mini DOW $5 (YM) Mar 10: EOD 12,533; Change 106
    Nikkei 225 (Yen) Mar 10: EOD n/a; Change n/a

    World Currencies for the Forex Market, for Forex Trading by active Forex Traders, at time of this posting:
    Euro 0.6830 to U.S. Dollars 1.46
    Japanese Yen 81.5000 to U.S. Dollars 0.0123
    British Pound 0.6068 to U.S. Dollars 1.6500
    Canadian Dollar 0.9520 to U.S. Dollars 1.05
    Swiss Franc 0.8765 to U.S. Dollars 1.14

    COMMODITY MARKETS:
    Energy Sector - Nymex:
    Light Crude (June 11) shed $0.07, EOD $112.21 per barrel ($US per barrel)
    Heating Oil (June 11) gain $0.02, EOD $3.23 a gallon ($US per gallon)
    Natural Gas (May 11) shed $0.00, EOD $4.39 per million BTU ($US per mmbtu.)
    Unleaded Gas (June 11) gain $0.02, EOD $3.31 a gallon ($US per gallon)

    Metals Markets - Comex:
    Gold (June 11) shed $5.60, EOD $1,503.50 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Silver (May 11) shed $2.09, EOD $45.05 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Platinum (July 11) shed $22.70, EOD $1,805.40 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Copper (May 11) gain $0.01, EOD $4.32 ($US per pound)

    Livestock and Meat Markets - Chicago Mercantile Exchange (cents per lb.):
    Lean Hogs (June 11) shed $1.47, EOD $97.05
    Pork Bellies (February 12) unchanged, EOD $120.00
    Live Cattle (June 11) shed $0.55, EOD $112.25
    Feeder Cattle (August 11) shed $1.02, EOD $132.92

    Other Commodities - Chicago Board of Trade (cents per bushel):
    Corn (July 11) gain $4.25, EOD $772.75
    Soybeans (November 11) shed $7.75, EOD $1,374.75

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