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    Daily Market Commentary for September 3, 2009

    Jobs Report

    Labor Department released the new jobs report this morning, the number of workers filing new claims last week fell. (read more at Millennium-Traders.Com)

    Economic data released today:

    Initial Jobless Claims:
    U.S. Jobless Claims fell 4K to 570K in week ending August 29 compared to survey of a decrease by 5K; U.S. August 22 Week Continuing Claims rose 92K to 6,234,000; U.S. Week of August 22 Jobless Claims Revised to 574K from 570K.

    ISM (Institute for Supply Management) Non-Manufacturing Index:
    U.S. ISM August Non-Manufacturing PMI 48.4 versus July 46.4; U.S. ISM August Non-Manufacturing PMI Expected 48.0; U.S. ISM August Non-Mfg Business Index 51.3 versus July 46.1; U.S. ISM August Non-Mfg Employment Index 43.5 versus July 41.5; U.S. ISM August Non-Mfg Prices Index 63.1 versus July 41.3; US ISM August Non-Mfg New Orders Index 49.9 versus July 48.1.

    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 60.31 points, EOD 9,340.31
    NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) gain 71.81, EOD 6,546.60
    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) gain 16.13 points, EOD 1,983.20
    S&P 500 (SPX) gain 8.28 points, EOD 1,003.03
    BEL 20 (BEL20) gain 32.1 points, EOD 2,322.82
    CAC 40 (CAC40) shed 19.62 points, EOD 3,553.51
    FTSE100 (UKX100) shed 20.8 points, EOD 4,796.75
    NIKKEI 225 (NIK/O) shed 65.82 points, EOD 10,214.64

    New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 2,371 declined stock prices 708, unchanged stock prices 88, stock prices hitting new highs 79 and stock prices hitting new lows 2. 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: AIG gain 3.80, HOD 42.01, LOD 39.50, EOD 41.75; DLM gain 0.78, HOD 11.61, LOD 10.83, EOD 11.14; AEO gain 1.07, HOD 14.79, LOD 14.32, EOD 14.64; HRS gain 0.90, HOD 35.45, LOD 33.44, EOD 34.60; FAS gain 4.33, HOD 70.25, LOD 66.54, EOD 70.15; RTP gain 5.38, HOD 157.40, LOD 153.80, EOD 156.33; CME shed 6.30, HOD 282.49, LOD 268.43, EOD 271.47; MCO shed 1.84, HOD 26.07, LOD 22.99, EOD 24.26; MA gain 2.95, HOD 204.81, LOD 201.14, EOD 203.40; MHP shed 3.30, HOD 32.40, LOD 28.35, EOD 29.01; CMG gain 2.90, HOD 84.51, LOD 81.13, EOD 84.50; MV gain 1.87, HOD 32.69, LOD 30.33, EOD 32.66.

    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 1,807, declined stock prices 872, unchanged stock prices 138, stock prices hitting new highs 17 and stock prices hitting new lows 7. 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: COST gain 4.34, HOD 55.23, LOD 54.17, EOD 54.99; FSLR gain 1.62, HOD 121.79, LOD 118.16, EOD 119.94; AMED shed 9.42, HOD 35.47, LOD 29.71, EOD 34.04; NFLX shed 1.49, HOD 41.50, LOD 39.27, EOD 40.29; GOLD gain 4.48, HOD 68.40, LOD 64.44, EOD 67.60.

    Market trends on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) and stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 334, declined stock prices 193, unchanged stock prices 52, stock prices hitting new highs 25 and stock prices hitting new lows n/a.

    Chicago Board of Trade Futures Market for the day, at time of this posting:
    E-mini S&P 500 (ES) Sept 09: EOD 1002.00; Change 7.75
    E-mini NASDAQ-100 (NQ) Sept 09: EOD 1,605.25; Change 12.75
    E-mini DOW $5 (YM) Sept 09: EOD 9,330; Change 53
    E-mini S&P MidCap 400 (MF) Sept 09: EOD 644.80; Change 7.90
    Nikkei 225 (Yen) Sept 09: EOD 10,245; Change 5

    World Currencies for the Forex Market, for Forex Trading by active Forex Traders, at time of this posting:
    Euro 0.7016 to U.S. Dollars 1.4253
    Japanese Yen 92.6500 to U.S. Dollars 0.0108
    British Pound 0.6123 to U.S. Dollars 1.6331
    Canadian Dollar 1.1027 to U.S. Dollars 0.9069
    Swiss Franc 1.0624 to U.S. Dollars 0.9413

    COMMODITY MARKETS:
    Energy Sector - Nymex:
    Light Crude (October 09) shed $0.09, EOD $67.96 per barrel ($US per barrel)
    Heating Oil (October 09) shed $0.02, EOD $1.74 a gallon ($US per gallon)
    Natural Gas (October 09) shed $0.21, EOD $2.51 per million BTU ($US per mmbtu.)
    Unleaded Gas (October 09) shed $0.02, EOD $1.79 a gallon ($US per gallon)

    Metals Markets - Comex:
    Gold (December 09) gain $19.20, EOD $997.70 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Silver (December 09) gain $0.93, EOD $16.29 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Platinum (October 09) gain $23.70, EOD $1,255.50 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Copper (December 09) gain $0.04, EOD $2.87 ($US per pound)

    Livestock and Meat Markets - Chicago Mercantile Exchange (cents per lb.):
    Lean Hogs (October 09) gain $0.95, EOD $49.78
    Pork Bellies (February 10) gain $1.88, EOD $80.88
    Live Cattle (October 09) shed $0.05, EOD $86.73
    Feeder Cattle (October 09) shed $0.13, EOD $98.38

    Other Commodities - Chicago Board of Trade (cents per bushel):
    Corn (December 09) shed $3.50, EOD $315.75
    Soybeans (November 09) shed $9.50, EOD $941.50

    BOND MARKET:
    2 year EOD 100 5/32, change -1/32, Yield 0.90, Yield change 0.01
    5 year EOD 100 13/32, change -3/32, Yield 2.25, Yield change -0.01
    10 year EOD 102 16/32, change -6/32, Yield 3.32, Yield change 0.02
    30 year EOD 105 30/32, change -18/32, Yield 4.15, change 0.03

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