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    Daily Market Commentary for April 23, 2010

    Housing Market

    U.S. Commerce Department gave their reported on the housing market today, saying new home sales surged last month. (Read more at Millennium-Traders.Com)

    Economic data released today:

    Durable Goods Orders (MoM):
    February Durable Goods Orders Revised to rise 1.1% from an increase by 0.5%; March Durable Goods Orders, Ex-Transportation, rose 2.8%; U.S. March Durable Goods Orders fell 1.3%; Compared to Consensus of an increase by 0.3%; March Durable Goods Orders, Ex-Defense, fell 1.2%.

    New Home Sales:
    U.S. March New Home Sales rose 26.9% to 411K; Compared to Consensus of 325K; U.S. February New Home Sales Revised to 324K from 308K.

    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 68.02 points, EOD 11,202.31
    NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) gain 57.02, EOD 7,699.85
    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) gain 10.2 points, EOD 2,529.27
    S&P 500 (SPX) gain 8.31 points, EOD 1,216.98
    BEL 20 (BEL20) gain 13.2 points, EOD 2,644.14
    CAC 40 (CAC40) gain 26.65 points, EOD 3,951.30
    FTSE100 (UKX100) gain 58.32 points, EOD 5,723.65
    NIKKEI 225 (NIK/O) shed 34.63, EOD 10,914.46

    New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 2,174, declined stock prices 921, unchanged stock prices 135, stock prices hitting new highs 634 and stock prices hitting new lows 17. 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: WL shed 1.68, HOD 19.05, LOD 17.57, EOD 18.48; FAS gain 1.28, HOD 114.88, LOD 111.36, EOD 113.93; COF gain 1.18, HOD 47.73, LOD 45.20, EOD 46.73; EMN gain 4.00, HOD 71.95, LOD 69.65, EOD 71.12; DOV gain 3.95, HOD 55.50, LOD 53.60, EOD 54.20; GVA shed 0.68, HOD 34.19, LOD 31.00, EOD 33.38; SLB gain 4.50, HOD 73.19, LOD 69.90, EOD 72.68; DV shed 4.79, HOD 72.46, LOD 68.20, EOD 69.46; GS shed 1.65, HOD 160.72, LOD 157.00, EOD 157.00.

    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 1,727, declined stock prices 1,020, unchanged stock prices 121, stock prices hitting new highs 363 and stock prices hitting new lows 6. 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: AMZN shed 6.46, HOD 149.09, LOD 142.42, EOD 143.63; RVBD gain 2.95, HOD 32.71, LOD 30.50, EOD 32.01; BUCY shed 2.44, HOD 70.65, LOD 67.09, EOD 68.37; NFLX shed 0.52, HOD 100.56, LOD 96.36, EOD 99.73; PCLN gain 3.39, HOD 264.00, LOD 255.09, EOD 261.70; IDXX gain 6.46, HOD 68.57, LOD 60.42, EOD 66.86; AAPL gain 4.36, HOD 272.18, LOD 267.00, EOD 270.83.

    Market trends on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) and stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 328, declined stock prices 177, unchanged stock prices 32, stock prices hitting new highs 30 and stock prices hitting new lows 2.

    Chicago Board of Trade Futures Market for the day, at time of this posting:
    E-mini S&P 500 (ES) Mar 10: EOD 1213.00; Change 11.25
    E-mini NASDAQ-100 (NQ) Mar 10: EOD 2,051.75; Change 15.50
    E-mini DOW $5 (YM) Mar 10: EOD 11,147; Change 79
    E-mini S&P MidCap 400 (MF) Mar 10: EOD 848.30; Change 11.00
    Nikkei 225 (Yen) Mar 10: EOD 11,035; Change 120

    World Currencies for the Forex Market, for Forex Trading by active Forex Traders, at time of this posting:
    Euro 0.7478 to U.S. Dollars 1.3400
    Japanese Yen 94.0550 to U.S. Dollars 0.0106
    British Pound 0.6506 to U.S. Dollars 1.5400
    Canadian Dollar 1.0000 to U.S. Dollars 1.0000
    Swiss Franc 1.0735 to U.S. Dollars 0.9313

    COMMODITY MARKETS:
    Energy Sector - Nymex:
    Light Crude (June 10) gain $1.42, EOD $85.12 per barrel ($US per barrel)
    Heating Oil (June 10) gain $0.03, EOD $2.25 a gallon ($US per gallon)
    Natural Gas (June 10) gain $0.12, EOD $4.26 per million BTU ($US per mmbtu.)
    Unleaded Gas (June 10) gain $0.05, EOD $2.35 gallon ($US per gallon)

    Metals Markets - Comex:
    Gold (June 10) gain $10.80, EOD $1,153.10 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Silver (June 10) unchanged, EOD $18.01 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Platinum (June 10) shed $2.50, EOD $1,740.20 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Copper (June 10) gain $0.02, EOD $3.51 ($US per pound)

    Livestock and Meat Markets - Chicago Mercantile Exchange (cents per lb.):
    Lean Hogs (June 10) shed $0.97, EOD $87.40
    Pork Bellies (June 10) shed $1.20, EOD $95.25
    Live Cattle (June 10) shed $0.52 EOD $99.22
    Feeder Cattle (June 10) gain $0.07, EOD $112.20

    Other Commodities - Chicago Board of Trade (cents per bushel):
    Corn (May 10) shed $9.25, EOD $353.00
    Soybeans (May 10) shed $4.25, EOD $1,000.00

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