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    Daily Market Commentary for June 11, 2009

    The markets moved into positive territory early on in the session and they held in the green zone, into the close of todays trading session. (read more at Millennium-Traders.Com)

    Economic data released today:

    Retail Sales:
    U.S. May Retail & Food Sales rose 0.5% compared to consensus of an increase by 0.6%; U.S. May Retail & Food Sales Excluding-Autos rose 0.5%; U.S. April Retail & Food Sales Revised to a drop by 0.2% from a drop by 0.4%.

    Initial Jobless Claims:
    U.S. Jobless Claims lower by 24K to 601K for week of June 6 compared to survey of unchanged; U.S. May 30 Week Continuing Claims rose 59K to 6,816,000: U.S. May 30 Week Jobless Claims Revised to 625K from 621K; U.S. Initial Jobless Claims Lowest since January 24; U.S. Continuing Claims Hit 19th-Straight Record High.

    Business Inventories:
    U.S. April Business Inventories fell 1.1% compared to expectations of a drop by 0.9%; Inventory-To-Sales Ratio falls in April to 1.43 from 1.44.

    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 31.90 points, EOD 8,770.92
    NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) gain 65.07 points, EOD 6,163.13
    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) gain 9.29 points, EOD 1,862.37
    S&P 500 (SPX) gain 5.74 points, EOD 944.89
    BEL 20 (BEL20) shed 4.57 points, EOD 2,059.75
    CAC 40 (CAC40) gain 19.67 points, EOD 3,334.94
    FTSE100 (UKX100) gain 25.12 points, EOD 4,461.87
    NIKKEI 225 (NIK/O) shed 10.16 points, EOD 9,981.33

    New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 1,902, declined stock prices 1,194, unchanged stock prices 80, stock prices hitting new highs 21 and stock prices hitting new lows 8. 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: RTP gain 6.05 points, HOD $216.46, LOD $205.73, EOD $212.50; CME gain 15.23 points, HOD $346.24, LOD $326.69, EOD $342.97; X gain 1.70 points, HOD $43.15, LOD $40.20, EOD $41.83; VMC shed 1.27 points, HOD $43.32, LOD $41.01, EOD $42.70; DLM gain 0.67 points, HOD $8.73, LOD $8.20, EOD $8.32; UNH shed 1.68 points, HOD $24.33, LOD $23.23, EOD $24.05; SKF shed 0.39 points, HOD $40.46, LOD $38.90, EOD $40.04; MA shed 3.65 points, HOD $175.35, LOD $169.13, EOD $169.95.

    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 1,758, declined stock prices 974, unchanged stock prices 129, stock prices hitting new highs 51 and stock prices hitting new lows 7.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 1.61 points, HOD $187.50, LOD $183.50, EOD $185.14; AAPL shed 0.50 points, HOD $141.56, LOD $138.55, EOD $139.75; PSYS gain 1.22 points, HOD $20.41, LOD $19.35, EOD $19.70; BIDU gain 2.8155 points, HOD $302, LOD $292.74, EOD $300.45; ISRG gain 7.95 points, HOD $170.66, LOD $159.90, EOD $167.67.

    Market trends on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) and stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 338, declined stock prices 208, unchanged stock prices 59, stock prices hitting new highs 15 and stock prices hitting new lows 1.

    Chicago Board of Trade Futures Market for the day, at time of this posting:
    E-mini S&P 500 (ES) June 09: EOD 942.25; Change 1.75
    E-mini NASDAQ-100 (NQ) June 09: EOD 1,490.50; Change -5.25
    E-mini DOW $5 (YM) June 09: EOD 8,753; Change -1
    E-mini S&P MidCap 400 (MF) June 09: EOD 596.40; Change -0.90
    Nikkei 225 (Yen) n/a

    World Currencies for the Forex Market, for Forex Trading by active Forex Traders, at time of this posting:
    Euro 0.7091 to U.S. Dollars 1.4102
    Japanese Yen 97.59 to U.S. Dollars 0.0102
    British Pound 0.6031 to U.S. Dollars 1.6582
    Canadian Dollar 1.1030 to U.S. Dollars 0.9016
    Swiss Franc 1.0708 to U.S. Dollars 0.9339

    COMMODITY MARKETS:
    Energy Sector - Nymex:
    Light Crude (July 09) gain $1.35, EOD $72.68 per barrel ($US per barrel)
    Heating Oil (July 09) gain $0.02, EOD $1.85 a gallon ($US per gallon)
    Natural Gas (July 09) shed $0.23, EOD $3.93 per million BTU ($US per mmbtu.)
    Unleaded Gas (July 09) gain $0.05, EOD $2.06 a gallon ($US per gallon)

    Metals Markets - Comex:
    Gold (August 09) gain $6.80, EOD $961.50 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Silver (July 09) gain $0.27, EOD $15.49 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Platinum (July 09) shed $0.10, EOD $1,273.10 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Copper (July 09) gain $0.08, EOD $2.45 ($US per pound)

    Livestock and Meat Markets - Chicago Mercantile Exchange (cents per lb.):
    Lean Hogs (August 09) gain 1.13, EOD 60.40
    Pork Bellies (July 09) shed 0.35, EOD 55.55
    Live Cattle (August 09) gain 0.63, EOD 81.45
    Feeder Cattle (August 09) gain 0.20, EOD 96.38

    Other Commodities - Chicago Board of Trade (cents per bushel):
    Corn (December 09) gain 8.25, EOD 463.25
    Soybeans (November 09) gain 6.75, EOD 1,089.75

    BOND MARKET:
    2 year EOD 99 4/32, change 2/32, Yield 1.32, Yield change -0.03
    5 year EOD 97 10/32, change 10/32, Yield 2.85, Yield change -0.07
    10 year EOD 93 30/32, change 21/32, Yield 3.87, Yield change 0.02
    30 year EOD 92 25/32, change 29/32, Yield 4.70, change -0.06

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