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    Daily Market Commentary for November 5, 2009

    IMS Health

    IMS Health Inc., a health care data company, announced Thursday that TPG Capital and CPP Investment Board would be purchasing the company for $4 billon. (Read more at Millennium-Traders.Com)

    Economic data released today:

    Nonfarm Productivity:
    U.S. 3Q Non-Farm Productivity rose 9.5%; compared to consensus of an increase by 7.0%.

    Unit Labor Costs:
    U.S. 3Q Unit Labor Costs fell 5.2%; compared to consensus of a decrease by 4.5%.

    Initial Jobless Claims:
    U.S. Jobless Claims fell 20K to 512K in week of October 31 compared to survey of a decrease by 5K; U.S. Continuing Claims for week of Oct 24 fell 68K to 5,749,000; U.S. Jobless Claims Revised for week of October 24 to 532K from 530K.

    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 204.35 points, EOD 10,006.49
    NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) triple digit gain 119.73, EOD 6,950.16
    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) gain 48.61 points, EOD 2,104.13
    S&P 500 (SPX) gain 19.19 points, EOD 1,066.49
    BEL 20 (BEL20) gain 17.91 points, EOD 2,419.08
    CAC 40 (CAC40) gain 38.4 points, EOD 3,708.73
    FTSE100 (UKX100) gain 17.75 points, EOD 5,125.64
    NIKKEI 225 (NIK/O) shed 80.2, EOD 9,717.44

    New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 2,488 declined stock prices 594, unchanged stock prices 75, stock prices hitting new highs 86 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: AEO shed 2.07, HOD 16.47, LOD 15.52, EOD 15.79; CDE gain 0.46, HOD 22.79, LOD 21.61, EOD 22.53; MUR shed 2.46, HOD 63.26, LOD 59.11, EOD 60.81; CF shed 6.49, HOD 81.37, LOD 78.77, EOD 79.90; ALL shed 0.57, HOD 29.31, LOD 27.66, EOD 29.05; CVS shed 7.28, HOD 29.64, LOD 27.38, EOD 28.87; RTP gain 3.35, HOD 192.96, LOD 188.77, EOD 190.57; FAS gain 4.77, HOD 72.00, LOD 67.47, EOD 71.95; MA gain 5.27, HOD 230.26, LOD 224.54, EOD 230.25; EPR shed 1.29, HOD 34.24, LOD 32.56, EOD 33.22; GDP shed 1.56, HOD 26.28, LOD 24.54, EOD 24.85; GS gain 3.90, HOD 173.50, LOD 169.21, EOD 173.40; ESI gain 1.77, HOD 94.75, LOD 91.16, EOD 93.92; AIG gain 3.08, HOD 39.95, LOD 36.88, EOD 39.28.

    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 2,156, declined stock prices 606, unchanged stock prices 100, stock prices hitting new highs 50 and stock prices hitting new lows 25. 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: WFMI shed 4.96, HOD 31.46, LOD 26.83, EOD 27.10; THOR gain 1.84, HOD 30.25, LOD 28.75, EOD 28.83; CECO gain 2.04, HOD 23.07, LOD 21.84, EOD 22.82; AAPL gain 3.22, HOD 195.00, LOD 191.82, EOD 194.03; BIDU gain 9.85, HOD 397.38, LOD 388.73, EOD 396.22; VARI shed 0.46, HOD 51.17, LOD 50.78, EOD 50.87; FSYS gain 10.51, HOD 44.87, LOD 38.47, EOD 44.31; FSLR shed 0.83, HOD 123.70, LOD 119.60, EOD 120.76; GYMB shed 2.12, HOD 43.46, LOD 39.51, EOD 41.41; AMZN gain 3.51, HOD 120.95, LOD 116.25, EOD 120.61.

    Market trends on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) and stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 356, declined stock prices 188, unchanged stock prices 28, stock prices hitting new highs 5 and stock prices hitting new lows 3.

    Chicago Board of Trade Futures Market for the day, at time of this posting:
    E-mini S&P 500 (ES) Dec 09: EOD 1061.50; Change 14.50
    E-mini NASDAQ-100 (NQ) Dec 09: EOD 1,715.25; Change 28.50
    E-mini DOW $5 (YM) Dec 09: EOD 9,947; Change 162
    E-mini S&P MidCap 400 (MF) Dec 09: EOD 679.00; Change 11.70
    Nikkei 225 (Yen) Dec 09: EOD 9,860; Change 0

    World Currencies for the Forex Market, for Forex Trading by active Forex Traders, at time of this posting:
    Euro 0.6724 U.S. Dollars 1.4873
    Japanese Yen 90.7500 to U.S. Dollars 0.0110
    British Pound 0.6030 to U.S. Dollars 1.6584
    Canadian Dollar 1.0662 to U.S. Dollars 0.9379
    Swiss Franc 1.0160 to U.S. Dollars 0.9843

    COMMODITY MARKETS:
    Energy Sector - Nymex:
    Light Crude (December 09) shed $0.78, EOD $79.62 per barrel ($US per barrel)
    Heating Oil (December 09) shed $0.03, EOD $2.06 a gallon ($US per gallon)
    Natural Gas (December 09) gain $0.06, EOD $4.78 per million BTU ($US per mmbtu.)
    Unleaded Gas (December 09) shed $0.03, EOD $1.99 a gallon ($US per gallon)

    Metals Markets - Comex:
    Gold (December 09) gain $2.00, EOD $1,089.30 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Silver (December 09) gain $0.01, EOD $17.41 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Platinum (January 09) shed $6.40, EOD $1,362.90 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Copper (December 09) shed $0.04, EOD $2.96 ($US per pound)

    Livestock and Meat Markets - Chicago Mercantile Exchange (cents per lb.):
    Lean Hogs (December 09) shed $1.20, EOD $56.60
    Pork Bellies (February 10) shed $3.00, EOD $84.80
    Live Cattle (December 09) gain $0.10, EOD $86.35
    Feeder Cattle (January 10) gain $0.48, EOD $97.20

    Other Commodities - Chicago Board of Trade (cents per bushel):
    Corn (December 09) shed $7.50, EOD $376.50
    Soybeans (January 10) shed $27.00, EOD $972.00

    BOND MARKET:
    2 year EOD 100 7/32, change 1/32, Yield 0.88, Yield change -0.02
    5 year EOD 100 6/32, change 7/32, Yield 2.33, Yield change -0.04
    10 year EOD 100 26/32, change 0, Yield 3.52, Yield change 0.00
    30 year EOD 101 21/32, change 1/32, Yield 4.39, change 0.00

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