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    Daily Market Commentary for October 22, 2009

    Jobless Rate

    Stocks were choppy this morning due to the release of several earnings reports, and a higher than expected jobless rate. (Read more at Millennium-Traders.Com)

    Economic data released today:

    Initial Jobless Claims:
    U.S. Jobless Claims rose11K to 531K in week of October compared to survey of an increase by 4K; U.S. Continuing Claims for week of October 10 fell 98K to 5,923,000; U.S. Jobless Claims Revised for week of October 10 to 520K from 514K.

    Leading Index:
    U.S. Conference Board: September Leading Index rose 1.0%; U.S. Conference Board: September Coincident Index 0.0%.

    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 129.76 points, EOD 10,079.12
    NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) gain 75.70, EOD 7,182.91
    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) gain 13.68 points, EOD 2,164.41
    S&P 500 (SPX) gain 11.1 points, EOD 1,092.50
    BEL 20 (BEL20) shed 35.97 points, EOD 2,542.06
    CAC 40 (CAC40) shed 57.35 points, EOD 3,815.87
    FTSE100 (UKX100) shed 50.49 points, EOD 5,207.36
    NIKKEI 225 (NIK/O) shed 66.22, EOD 10,267.17

    New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 2,054 declined stock prices 1,007, unchanged stock prices 129, stock prices hitting new highs 62 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: MAC gain 1.25, HOD 31.09, LOD 29.50, EOD 31.06; FAS gain 6.17, HOD 87.48, LOD 80.63, EOD 87.01; CME gain 0.08, HOD 319.94, LOD 313.71, EOD 317.52; ESI shed 8.06, HOD 104.89, LOD 96.90, EOD 102.37; ADS shed 4.30, HOD 63.85, LOD 60.33, EOD 62.96; LTM shed 2.58, HOD 29.30, LOD 23.92, EOD 26.52; PNC gain 5.69, HOD 52.26, LOD 47.56, EOD 50.65; AMN gain 3.88, HOD 69.62, LOD 61.45, EOD 66.63; AIG gain 2.46, HOD 41.95, LOD 37.76, EOD 41.49; TEX shed 0.09, HOD 23.70, LOD 22.16, EOD 23.50; CMG gain 4.04, HOD 90.33, LOD 82.58, EOD 89.52.

    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 1,691, declined stock prices 1,833, unchanged stock prices 123, stock prices hitting new highs 156 and stock prices hitting new lows 19. 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 0.28, HOD 37.82, LOD 37.26, EOD 37.74; FFIV gain 6.47, HOD 48.50, LOD 44.31, EOD 48.00; TQNT shed 2.26, HOD 6.35, LOD 5.76, EOD 5.84; ISRG gain 6.81, HOD 260.40, LOD 248.50, EOD 259.12; BIDU gain 9.68, HOD 416.16, LOD 403.42, EOD 415.60; NVEC shed 4.47, HOD 45.87, LOD 42.75, EOD 43.44; FSLR gain 2.14, HOD 156.87, LOD 150.54, EOD 156.08; APOL shed 0.58, HOD 76.28, LOD 71.93, EOD 74.81; AFFX shed 1.60, HOD 8.00, LOD 7.01, EOD 7.26; EXIQ shed 3.60, HOD 99.79, LOD 93.81, EOD 94.15.

    Market trends on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) and stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 248, declined stock prices 265, unchanged stock prices 52, stock prices hitting new highs 23 and stock prices hitting new lows 1.

    Chicago Board of Trade Futures Market for the day, at time of this posting:
    E-mini S&P 500 (ES) Dec 09: EOD 1090.00; Change 12.00
    E-mini NASDAQ-100 (NQ) Dec 09: EOD 1,762.75; Change 9.50
    E-mini DOW $5 (YM) Dec 09: EOD 10,041; Change 140
    E-mini S&P MidCap 400 (MF) Dec 09: EOD 710.00; Change 9.60
    Nikkei 225 (Yen) Dec 09: EOD 10,335; Change 80

    World Currencies for the Forex Market, for Forex Trading by active Forex Traders, at time of this posting:
    Euro 0.6653 U.S. Dollars 1.5030
    Japanese Yen 91.2700 to U.S. Dollars 0.0110
    British Pound 0.6015 to U.S. Dollars 1.6624
    Canadian Dollar 1.0476 to U.S. Dollars 0.9546
    Swiss Franc 1.0044 to U.S. Dollars 0.9956

    COMMODITY MARKETS:
    Energy Sector - Nymex:
    Light Crude (November 09) shed $0.18, EOD $81.19 per barrel ($US per barrel)
    Heating Oil (November 09) shed $0.01, EOD $2.12 a gallon ($US per gallon)
    Natural Gas (November 09) shed $0.18, EOD $5.62 per million BTU ($US per mmbtu.)
    Unleaded Gas (November 09) shed $0.01, EOD $2.04 a gallon ($US per gallon)

    Metals Markets - Comex:
    Gold (December 09) shed $5.90, EOD $1,058.60 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Silver (December 09) shed $0.28, EOD $17.55 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Platinum (January 09) shed $4.50, EOD $1,369.90 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Copper (December 09) shed $0.04, EOD $3.00 ($US per pound)

    Livestock and Meat Markets - Chicago Mercantile Exchange (cents per lb.):
    Lean Hogs (December 09) gain $0.05, EOD $53.73
    Pork Bellies (February 10) gain $2.00, EOD $83.50
    Live Cattle (December 09) gain $0.30, EOD $87.38
    Feeder Cattle (November 09) shed $0.05, EOD $96.68

    Other Commodities - Chicago Board of Trade (cents per bushel):
    Corn (December 09) gain $5.25, EOD $403.50
    Soybeans (November 09) shed $2.75, EOD $1,008.25

    BOND MARKET:
    2 year EOD 100 3/32, change 1/32, Yield 0.94, Yield change -0.01
    5 year EOD 100 3/32, change -1/32, Yield 2.34, Yield change 0.00
    10 year EOD 101 24/32, change -7/32, Yield 3.41, Yield change 0.03
    30 year EOD 104 15/32, change -13/32, Yield 4.23, change 0.02

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