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    Daily Market Commentary for February 27, 2009 from Millennium-Traders.Com

    The New York Stock Exchange has relaxed its listing requirements for companies whose shares have dropped below $1 for 30 consecutive days. (read more)

    Economic data released today:

    Gross Domestic Product (GDP):
    U.S. 4Q GDP Revised to drop of 6.2% Rate from drop by 3.8%; U.S. 4Q GDP Consensus down 5.4%; U.S. 4Q Real Final Sales Revised to drop of 6.4% Rate from drop by 5.1%; U.S. 4Q PCE Price Index Revised to drop of 5.0% Rate from drop by 5.5%; U.S. 4Q Purchases Price Index Revised to drop of 4.1% Rate from drop by 4.6%; U.S. 4Q Chain-Weighted Price Index Revised to +0.5% Rate from drop by 0.1%.

    NAPM-Chicago Purchasing Managers Index:
    U.S. Chicago Purchasing Management Adjusted February Index 34.2 versus January reading of 33.3; U.S. Chicago Purchasing Management February Prices Paid Index 37.8 versus January reading of 39.8; U.S. Chicago Purchasing Management February Supplier Deliveries 51.0 versus January reading of 51.9; U.S. Chicago Purchasing Management February Employment Index 26.2 versus January reading of 34.8; U.S. Chicago Purchasing Management February New Orders Index 30.6 versus January reading of 30.7.

    Consumer Sentiment:
    University of Michigan End-February Sentiment came in at 56.3 versus January reading of 61.2; University of Michigan End-February Expectations 50.5 versus January reading of 57.8; University of Michigan Preliminary February Sentiment was 56.2; University of Michigan 5-Yr Inflation Forecast rose 3.1% versus January increase by 2.9%; University of Michigan 12-Mo Inflation Forecast rose 1.9% versus January increase by 2.2%; University of Michigan End-February Current Index came in at 65.5 versus January reading of 66.5.

    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) triple digit loss of 119.15 points to end the trading session at 7,062.93
    NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) loss of 95.99 points to end the trading session at 4,617.03
    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) loss of 13.63 points to end the trading session at 1,377.84
    S&P 500 (SPX) loss of 17.74 points to end the trading session at 735.09
    BEL 20 (BEL20) gain of 8.43 points to end the trading session at 1,696.58
    CAC 40 (CAC40) loss of 42.36 points to end the trading session at 2,02.48
    FTSE100 (UKX100) loss of 85.55 points to end the trading session at 3,830.09
    NIKKEI 225 (NIK/O) triple digit gain of 110.49 points at the end the trading session at 7,568.42

    New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 1,189, declined stock prices 1,923, unchanged stock prices 74, stock prices hitting new highs 3 and stock prices hitting new lows 329. 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: Rio Tinto plc (NYSE: RTP) stock price shed 2.90 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $105.71, low on the trading session $100.00, with a closing stock price at $102.00; AstraZenaca plc (NYSE: AZN) stock price shed 1.17 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $32.11, low on the trading session $31.46, with a closing stock price at $31.59; MetLife (NYSE: MET) stock price shed 5.53 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $21.40, low on the trading session $17.68, with a closing stock price at $18.46; Canadian Imperial Bank (NYSE: CM) stock price shed 2.84 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $35.40, low on the trading session $33.34, with a closing stock price at $33.74.

    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 1,282, declined stock prices 1,493, unchanged stock prices 147, stock prices hitting new highs 4 and stock prices hitting new lows 321. 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: Amedisys (NasdaqGS: AMED) stock price shed 3.58 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $35.85, low on the trading session $31.32, with a closing stock price at $32.90; Athenahealth (NasdaqGS: ATHN) stock price shed 7.19 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $31.34, low on the trading session $24.15, with a closing stock price at $26.98; Magellan Health Services (NasdaqGS: MGLN) stock price gained 2.53 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $35.51, low on the trading session $32.95, with a closing stock price at $34.19; Deckers Outdoor (NasdaqGS: DECK) stock price shed 11.00 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $46.00, low on the trading session $40.27, with a closing stock price at $41.99; Baidu (NasdaqGS: BIDU) stock price gained 3.53 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $152.45, low on the trading session $140.89, with a closing stock price at $149.47; Leap Wireless International (NasdaqGS: LEAP) stock price gained 2.40 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $28.76, low on the trading session $23.75, with a closing stock price at $27.28; Google (NasdaqGS: GOOG) stock price gained 0.59 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $343.82, low on the trading session $331.11, with a closing stock price at $337.99; First Solar Incorporated (NasdaqGS: FSLR) stock price gained 0.74 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $108.31, low on the trading session $101.10, with a closing stock price at $105.74.

    Market trends on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) and stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 238, declined stock prices 322, unchanged stock prices 67, stock prices hitting new highs 2 and stock prices hitting new lows 32.

    Chicago Board of Trade Futures Market for the day, at time of this posting:
    E-mini S&P 500 (ES) Mar 09: End of trading session price 7733.7552; Change for the trading session -18.25
    E-mini NASDAQ-100 (NQ) Mar 09: End of trading session price 1,113; Change for the trading session -19.25
    E-mini DOW $5 (YM) Mar 09: End of trading session price 7,057; Change for the trading session -121
    E-mini S&P MidCap 400 (MF) Mar 09: End of trading session price 446.90; Change for the trading session -6.70
    E-mini S&P Small Cap 600 (HS) Mar 09: End of trading session price 7,355; Change for the trading session -30

    World Currencies for the Forex Market, for Forex Trading by active Forex Traders, at time of this posting:
    Euro 0.7893 to U.S. Dollars 1.2669
    Japanese Yen 97.500 to U.S. Dollars 0.0103
    British Pound 0.6989 to U.S. Dollars 1.4308
    Canadian Dollar 1.2728 to U.S. Dollars 0.7857
    Swiss Franc 1.1699 to U.S. Dollars 0.8548

    COMMODITY MARKETS:

    Energy Sector - Nymex:
    Light Crude (April 09) shed $0.46 on the trading session for a closing price of $44.76 per barrel ($US per barrel)
    Heating Oil (April 09) shed $0.03 on the trading session for a closing price of $1.27 a gallon ($US per gallon)
    Natural Gas (April 09) gained $0.12 on the trading session for a closing price of $4.29 per million BTU ($US per mmbtu.)
    Unleaded Gas (March 09) shed $0.02 on the trading session for a closing price of $1.39 a gallon ($US per gallon)

    Metals Markets - Comex:
    Gold (April 09) shed $0.10 on the trading session for a closing price of $942.50 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Silver (March 09) gained $0.14 on the trading session for a closing price of $13.11 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Platinum (April 09) gained $33.20 on the trading session for a closing price of $1,075.90 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Copper (May 09) shed $0.04 on the trading session for a closing price of $1.54 ($US per pound)

    Livestock and Meat Markets - Chicago Mercantile Exchange (cents per lb.):
    Lean Hogs (April 09) gained 1.93 on the trading session for a closing price of 60.90
    Pork Bellies (May 09) gained 2.08 on the trading session for a closing price of 79.83
    Live Cattle (April 09) gained 0.10 on the trading session for a closing price of 85.93
    Feeder Cattle (April 09) gained 0.03 on the trading session for a closing price of 93.88

    Other Commodities - Chicago Board of Trade (cents per bushel):
    Corn (May 09) shed 11.50 on the trading session for a closing price of 359.00
    Soybeans (May 09) gained 3.50 on the trading session for a closing price of 872.00

    BOND MARKET:

    2 year Bond Closing price 99 24/32, change 6/32, Yield 0.99, Yield change -0.09
    5 year Bond closing price of 99 12/32, change 10/32, Yield 2.00, Yield change -0.06
    10 year Bond closing price 97 19/32, change -11/32, Yield 3.03, Yield change 0.04
    30 year Bond closing price 96 2/32, change -24/32, Yield 3.71, Yield change 0.04

    At the close of the week, performance results for our Moderators:

    Stocks Trading Room:
    Jeannie $7,948
    Barry $13,699
    Sam $7,390
    Scott $3,149

    Futures Trading Room:
    JT $6,560
    James $1,545

    Forex Trading Room:
    JT $18,700

    Daily Swing Trades:
    Barry $11,790

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