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Japan’s Economy

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    Daily Market Commentary for March 14, 2011

    Japan’s Economy

    Stocks were falling in today's session as investors fear that Friday's natural disasters could take a toll on Japan's economy. (Read more at http://www.millennium-traders.com/news/JapansEconomy.aspxMillennium-Traders.Com)

    Economic data released today: N/A

    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 52.38 points, EOD 11,992.02
    NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) shed 106.06, EOD 6,972.47
    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) shed 14.44 points, EOD 2,701.17
    S&P 500 (SPX) shed 7.86 points, EOD 1,296.42
    BEL 20 (BEL20) shed 5.79 points, EOD 2,646.32
    CAC 40 (CAC40) shed 50.64 points, EOD 3,878.04
    FTSE100 (UKX100) shed 53.43 points, EOD 5,775.24
    NIKKEI 225 (NIK/O) shed 633.94 points, EOD 10,254.43

    New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 1,028, declined stock prices 2,033, unchanged stock prices 102, stock prices hitting new highs 36 and stock prices hitting new lows 31. 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: CCJ shed 4.77, HOD 32.75, LOD 28.80, EOD 32.61; ETR shed 3.62, HOD 71.95, LOD 69.32, EOD 70.07; CME shed 4.34, HOD 296.74, LOD 289.05, EOD 291.23.

    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 809, declined stock prices 1,862, unchanged stock prices 95, stock prices hitting new highs 34 and stock prices hitting new lows 73. 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: AAPL gain 1.78 HOD 356.48, LOD 351.31, EOD 353.77; SHAW shed 3.98, HOD 34.43, LOD 27.61, EOD 34.43; SINA gain 0.66, HOD 98.98, LOD 94.48, EOD 95.59; NFLX shed 2.97, HOD 207.00, LOD 198.82, EOD 201.57.

    Market trends on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) and stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 143, declined stock prices 344, unchanged stock prices 26, stock prices hitting new highs 6 and stock prices hitting new lows 10.

    Chicago Board of Trade Futures Market for the day, at time of this posting:
    E-mini S&P 500 (ES) Mar 10: EOD 1295.50; Change -10.50
    E-mini NASDAQ-100 (NQ) Mar 10: EOD 2,287.25; Change -15.50
    E-mini DOW $5 (YM) Mar 10: EOD 11,920; Change -83
    Nikkei 225 (Yen) Mar 10: EOD 9390; Change -595

    World Currencies for the Forex Market, for Forex Trading by active Forex Traders, at time of this posting:
    Euro 0.7144 to U.S. Dollars 1.40
    Japanese Yen 81.7050 to U.S. Dollars 0.0122
    British Pound 0.6180 to U.S. Dollars 1.6200
    Canadian Dollar 0.9733 to U.S. Dollars 1.03
    Swiss Franc 0.9242 to U.S. Dollars 1.08

    COMMODITY MARKETS:
    Energy Sector - Nymex:
    Light Crude (April 11) gain $0.03, EOD $101.19 per barrel ($US per barrel)
    Heating Oil (April 11) gain $0.03, EOD $3.06 a gallon ($US per gallon)
    Natural Gas (April 11) gain $0.02, EOD $3.91 per million BTU ($US per mmbtu.)
    Unleaded Gas (April 11) shed $0.02, EOD $2.96 a gallon ($US per gallon)

    Metals Markets - Comex:
    Gold (April 11) gain $3.10, EOD $1,424.90 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Silver (May 11) shed $0.09, EOD $35.84 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Platinum (April 11) shed $29.40, EOD $1,752.30 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Copper (May 11) shed $0.02, EOD $4.19 ($US per pound)

    Livestock and Meat Markets - Chicago Mercantile Exchange (cents per lb.):
    Lean Hogs (June 11) shed $2.05, EOD $97.45
    Pork Bellies (March 11) unchanged, EOD $117.00
    Live Cattle (June 11) shed $0.35, EOD $116.60
    Feeder Cattle (August 11) shed $0.80, EOD $136.82

    Other Commodities - Chicago Board of Trade (cents per bushel):
    Corn (May 11) gain $1.75, EOD $666.00
    Soybeans (May 11) gain $5.50, EOD $1,340.00

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