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Libyan Protests

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    Daily Market Commentary for March 7, 2011

    Libyan Protests

    Stocks were falling in today's session when the prices of oil rose to almost $107 a barrel as Libyan Protests continue. (Read more at http://www.millennium-traders.com/news/marketcommentarymarch72011.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 77.50 points, EOD 12,092.38
    NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) shed 75.41, EOD 8,337.64
    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) shed 37.06 points, EOD 2,747.61
    S&P 500 (SPX) shed 10.70 points, EOD 1,312.00
    BEL 20 (BEL20) shed 21.33 points, EOD 2,680.17
    CAC 40 (CAC40) shed 29.80 points, EOD 3,990.41
    FTSE100 (UKX100) shed 16.61 points, EOD 5,973.78
    NIKKEI 225 (NIK/O) shed 188.64 points, EOD 10,505.02

    New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 829, declined stock prices 2,261, unchanged stock prices 93, stock prices hitting new highs 162 and stock prices hitting new lows 29. 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: STX gain 1.15, HOD 14.19, LOD 13.44, EOD 13.59; CCJ shed 1.74, HOD 40.77, LOD 37.92, EOD 38.89; CME gain 0.11, HOD 310.43, LOD 303.04, EOD 304.91; CRM shed 1.83, HOD 130.96, LOD 125.22, EOD 128.14.

    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 619, declined stock prices 2,063, unchanged stock prices 106, stock prices hitting new highs 109 and stock prices hitting new lows 40. 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: JRCC gain 2.90, HOD 23.50, LOD 22.26, EOD 23.15; NFLX shed 3.21, HOD 214.89, LOD 204.25, EOD 207.51; AAPL shed 4.48, HOD 361.67, LOD 351.31, EOD 355.52; AMZN shed 2.49, HOD 172.09 LOD 166.24, EOD 169.18; APKT shed 2.76, HOD 76.99, LOD 72.56, EOD 74.15; VRUS gain 3.38, HOD 53.64, LOD 51.32, EOD 53.15; JRCC gain 2.96, HOD 23.50, LOD 22.26, EOD 23.21.

    Market trends on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) and stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 176, declined stock prices 297, unchanged stock prices 36, stock prices hitting new highs 31 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) Mar 10: EOD 1310.00; Change -10.25
    E-mini NASDAQ-100 (NQ) Mar 10: EOD 2,327.75; Change -33.00
    E-mini DOW $5 (YM) Mar 10: EOD 12,088; Change -66
    Nikkei 225 (Yen) Mar 10: EOD 10,450; Change -190

    World Currencies for the Forex Market, for Forex Trading by active Forex Traders, at time of this posting:
    Euro 0.7156 to U.S. Dollars 1.40
    Japanese Yen 82.2950 to U.S. Dollars 0.0122
    British Pound 0.6172 to U.S. Dollars 1.6200
    Canadian Dollar 0.9720 to U.S. Dollars 1.03
    Swiss Franc 0.9264 to U.S. Dollars 1.08

    COMMODITY MARKETS:
    Energy Sector - Nymex:
    Light Crude (April 11) gain $1.02, EOD $105.44 per barrel ($US per barrel)
    Heating Oil (April 11) shed $0.02, EOD $3.07 a gallon ($US per gallon)
    Natural Gas (April 11) gain $0.11, EOD $3.93 per million BTU ($US per mmbtu.)
    Unleaded Gas (April 11) shed $0.04, EOD $3.00 a gallon ($US per gallon)

    Metals Markets - Comex:
    Gold (April 11) gain $5.90, EOD $1,434.50 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Silver (May 11) gain $0.53, EOD $35.86 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Platinum (April 11) shed $17.50, EOD $1,820.40 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Copper (May 11) shed $0.15, EOD $4.33 ($US per pound)

    Livestock and Meat Markets - Chicago Mercantile Exchange (cents per lb.):
    Lean Hogs (April 11) shed $2.02, EOD $86.45
    Pork Bellies (March 11) shed $2.00, EOD $114.50
    Live Cattle (April 11) shed $0.50, EOD $113.55
    Feeder Cattle (August 11) gain $0.02, EOD $134.75

    Other Commodities - Chicago Board of Trade (cents per bushel):
    Corn (October 11) shed $10.50, EOD $717.50
    Soybeans (May 11) shed $19.00, EOD $1,395.00

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