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    Daily Market Commentary for August 16, 2010

    Japan

    Stocks were mixed early in today's session on news that Japan no longer has the world's second largest economy. (Read more at Millennium-Traders.Com)

    Economic data released today:

    New York Empire State Manufacturing Index:
    New York Fed's August Manufacturing Index 7.10 versus 5.08 in July; New York Fed August New Orders -2.71 versus 10.13 in July; New York Fed August Employment 14.29 versus 7.94 in July; New York Fed August Prices Received -2.86 versus -1.59 in July.

    TIC Net Long-Term Transactions:
    TIC: China Net Seller of U.S. Treasuries in June; Holdings Fall $24B; TIC: Foreigners Net Sellers $4.1B of U.S. Equities in June; TIC: Foreigners Net Buyers $18.2B of U.S. Agency Debt in June; TIC: Foreigners Net Buyers $33.3B U.S. Treasury Notes, Bonds in June; TIC: Net Foreign Capital Outflow $6.7B in June; TIC: Net Long Term Securities Purchases $44.4B in June; TIC: Net Foreign Long Term Securities Purchases $23.5B in June; TIC: Foreigners Net Sellers $13.5B of U.S. Corp Bonds in June.

    NAHB Housing Market Index:
    U.S. NAHB August Housing Index 13 versus 14 in July.

    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) shed 1.14 points, EOD 10,302.01
    NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) gain 10.43, EOD 7,871.47
    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) gain 7.85 points, EOD 2,181.33
    S&P 500 (SPX) gain 0.18 points, EOD 1,079.43
    BEL 20 (BEL20) shed 16.24 points, EOD 2,469.46
    CAC 40 (CAC40) shed 13.31 points, EOD 3,597.60
    FTSE100 (UKX100) gain 0.66 points, EOD 5,276.10
    NIKKEI 225 (NIK/O) shed 56.79 points, EOD 9,196.67

    New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 1,882, declined stock prices 1,191, unchanged stock prices 108, stock prices hitting new highs 187 and stock prices hitting new lows 79. 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: ESI shed 9.41, HOD 60.00, LOD 54.22, EOD 54.92.

    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 1,657, declined stock prices 1,034, unchanged stock prices 119, stock prices hitting new highs 38 and stock prices hitting new lows 135. 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: STRA shed 37.03, HOD 176.50, LOD 161.11, EOD 162.98; APOL gain 2.08, HOD 44.54, LOD 39.34, EOD 41.02; NFLX gain 5.04, HOD 137.90, LOD 130.68, EOD 137.30; COCO shed 1.41, HOD 6.05, LOD 4.88, EOD 5.25; CPLA shed 9.22, HOD 63.49, LOD 56.44, EOD 60.98; PCLN shed 2.52, HOD 299.20, LOD 293.00, EOD 294.67.

    Market trends on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) and stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 273, declined stock prices 202, unchanged stock prices 34, stock prices hitting new highs 20 and stock prices hitting new lows 15.

    Chicago Board of Trade Futures Market for the day, at time of this posting:
    E-mini S&P 500 (ES) Mar 10: EOD 1077.25; Change 1.25
    E-mini NASDAQ-100 (NQ) Mar 10: EOD 1,820.00; Change 4.75
    E-mini DOW $5 (YM) Mar 10: EOD 10,271; Change 5
    Nikkei 225 (Yen) Mar 10: EOD 9,150; Change -50

    World Currencies for the Forex Market, for Forex Trading by active Forex Traders, at time of this posting:
    Euro 0.7803 to U.S. Dollars 1.2800
    Japanese Yen 85.3150 to U.S. Dollars 0.0117
    British Pound 0.6390 to U.S. Dollars 1.5700
    Canadian Dollar 1.0441 to U.S. Dollars 0.9573
    Swiss Franc 1.0402 to U.S. Dollars 0.9616

    COMMODITY MARKETS:
    Energy Sector - Nymex:
    Light Crude (September 10) shed $0.15, EOD $75.24 per barrel ($US per barrel)
    Heating Oil (September 10) shed $0.00, EOD $1.99 a gallon ($US per gallon)
    Natural Gas (September 10) shed $0.14, EOD $4.18 per million BTU ($US per mmbtu.)
    Unleaded Gas (September 10) shed $0.01 EOD $1.92 gallon ($US per gallon)

    Metals Markets - Comex:
    Gold (August 10) gain $9.60, EOD $1,224.50 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Silver (August 10) gain $0.32, EOD $18.42 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Platinum (August 10) gain $11.10, EOD $1,537.30 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Copper (August 10) gain $0.02, EOD $3.28 ($US per pound)

    Livestock and Meat Markets - Chicago Mercantile Exchange (cents per lb.):
    Lean Hogs (October 10) gain $0.35, EOD $75.00
    Pork Bellies (August 10) shed $1.00, EOD $139.00
    Live Cattle (August 10) gain $0.77, EOD $95.10
    Feeder Cattle (August 10) gain $1.00, EOD $112.70

    Other Commodities - Chicago Board of Trade (cents per bushel):
    Corn (September 10) shed $4.50, EOD $407.25
    Soybeans (September 10) shed $9.50, EOD $1,034.00

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