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    Daily Market Commentary for June 19, 2008 from Millennium-Traders.Com

    With a majority of the major U.S. indices ending on a positive note, other major world indices posted losses. With a little help from China who announced it was raising prices on gas and diesel fuels to boost production and reduce demand, Crude oil moved lower. (read more)

    At the closing bell on the Stock Exchange, here is how the major world indices and major U.S. indices ended the session on the world market as well as the emerging markets including the stock market closing price:

    DOW (Dow Jones Industrial Average) gain of 31.69 points on the day to end the trading session at 12,063.58
    NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) loss of 10.72 points to end the trading session at 8,988.84
    NASDAQ gain of 31.69 points to end the trading session at 2,461.4
    S&P 500 gain of 5.06 points to end the trading session at 1,342.87
    FTSE All-World ex-U.S. loss of 1.33 points to end the trading session at 240.1
    FTSE RAFI 1000 gain of 22.40 points to end the trading session at 5,289.94
    BEL 20 (BEL20) loss of 79.31 points to end the trading session at 3,441.42
    CAC 40 (CAC40) loss of 27.36 points to end the trading session at 4,591.39
    FTSE100 (UKX100) loss of 48.5 points to end the trading session at 5,708.4
    NIKKEI 225 (NIK/O) triple digit loss of 322.46 points to end the trading session at 14,130.2

    Market trends on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) today: advanced stocks 1,565; declined stocks 1,582; unchanged stocks 106; stocks hitting new highs 81; stocks hitting new lows 176. List of volatile stocks 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. Coventry Health Care Incorporated (NYSE: CVH) shed 8.70 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $32.23, low on the trading session $30.10 for a closing stock price at $31.30; Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) shed 2.14 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $144.05, low on the trading session $139.28 for a closing stock price at $139.36; China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (NYSE: SNP) gained 8.07 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $114.62 low on the trading session $103.76 for a closing stock price at $112.42; PetroChina Company Limited (NYSE: PTR) gained 5.96 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $146.25, low on the trading session $133.22 for a closing stock price at $140.49; Humana Incorporated (NYSE: HUM) shed 1.69 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $43.73, low on the trading session $40.91 for a closing stock price at $42.675; Petroleo Brasileiro SA (NYSE: PBR) shed 2.00 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $68.99, low on the trading session $65.74 for a closing stock price at $66.65; Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation (NYSE: BNI) gained 2.37 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $106.12, low on the trading session $102.50 for a closing stock price at $105.55; Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) shed 8.00 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $13.20, low on the trading session $12.15 for a closing stock price at $12.86; IntercontinentalExchange Incorporated (NYSE: ICE) gained 8.32 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $130.70, low on the trading session $125.08 for a closing stock price at $132.65; CONSOL Energy Incorporated (NYSE: CNX) shed 6.93 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $119.10, low on the trading session $110.00 for a closing stock price at $110.41; Patriot Coal Corporation (NYSE: PCX) shed 9.99 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $164.45, low on the trading session $148.20 for a closing stock price at $151.40; CME Group Incorporated (NYSE: CME) shed 0.60 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $447.10, low on the trading session $436.81 for a closing stock price at $441.05; Lindsay Corporation (NYSE: LNN) shed 4.85 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $103.75, low on the trading session $96.25 for a closing price at $98.85; Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) shed 9.75 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $162.77, low on the trading session $151.03 for a closing stock price at $151.25; MasterCard Incorporated (NYSE: MA) shed 0.49 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $297.80, low on the trading session $288.58 for a closing stock price at $292.60; Potash Corporation Saskatchewan (NYSE: POT) shed 4.73 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $241.62, low on the trading session $231.68 for a closing stock price at $233.01.

    Market trends on the NASDAQ today: advanced stocks 1.657 declined stocks 1,214; unchanged stocks 145; stocks hitting new highs 41; stocks hitting new lows 213. List of volatile stocks 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. Olympic Steel Incorporated (NasdaqGS: ZEUS) gained 5.40 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $74.18, low on the trading session $69.22 for a closing stock price at $74.42; First Solar, Incorporated (NasdaqGS: FSLR) shed 1.02 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $278.80, low on the trading session $270.56 for a closing stock price at $274.72; USANA Health Sciences Incorporated (NasdaqGS: USNA) gained 2.48 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $28.97, low on the trading session $27.11 for a closing stock price at $28.47; James River Coal Company (NasdaqGS: JRCC) shed 3.04 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $62.83, low on the trading session $55.65 for a closing stock price at $56.26; DryShips Incorporated (NasdaqGS: DRYS) gained 1.86 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $83.89, low on the trading session $81.13 for a closing stock price at $82.34; Central European Distribution Corporation (NasdaqGS: CEDC) shed 1.02 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $72.19, low on the trading session $68.50 for a closing stock price at $71.84; Google Incorporated (NasdaqGS: GOOG) shed 0.58 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $563.78, low on the trading session $550.81 for a closing stock price at $561.97.

    Market trends on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) today: advanced stocks 536; declined stocks 639; unchanged stocks 105; stocks hitting new highs 32; stocks hitting new lows 37.

    Chicago Board of Trade Futures Market activity for the day, June 2008 Contracts:

    E-mini S&P 500 (ES) end of day price 1340.25, change 3.25;

    E-mini NASDAQ-100 (NQ) end of day price 1981.50, change 29.25;

    E-mini S&P SmallCap 600 (SMP) end of day price 389.50, change 3.20;

    $5 DJIA (YM) end of day price 12052, change 24.



    World Currencies at time of this posting:

    Euro 0.6451 to U.S. Dollars 1.5502

    Japanese Yen 107.97 to U.S. Dollars 0.0093

    British Pound 0.5072 to U.S. Dollars 1.9718

    Canadian Dollar 1.0151 to U.S. Dollars 0.9851

    Swiss Franc 1.0457 to U.S. Dollars 0.9563


    Commodities Markets

    Energy Sector: Light Crude (NYM) shed $4.75 on the day for a closing price of $131.93 a barrel ($US per bbl.); Heating Oil (NYM) shed $0.14 on the day for a closing price of $3.74 a gallon ($US per gal.); Natural Gas (NYM) shed $0.33 on the day for a closing price of $12.99 per million BTU ($US per mmbtu.); Unleaded Gas (NYM) shed $0.11 on the day for a closing price of $3.35 a gallon ($US per gal.).

    Metals Markets: Gold Market Price (CMX) gained $10.70 on the day for a closing price of $904.20 ($US per Troy oz.); Silver (CMX) gained $0.13 on the day for a closing price of $17.47 ($US per Troy oz.); Platinum (NYM) shed $36.10 on the day for a closing price of $2,055.80 ($US per Troy oz.) and Copper (CMX) gained $0.03 on the day for a closing price of $3.78 ($US per lb.).

    Livestock and Meat Markets (cents per lb.): Lean Hogs (CME) shed 0.63 on the day for a closing price of 75.45; Pork Bellies (CME) shed 0.43 on the day for a closing price of 72.18; Live Cattle (CME) shed 0.45 on the day for a closing price of 103.45; Feeder Cattle (CME) gained 0.60 on the day for a closing price of 111.10.

    Other Commodities (cents per bu.): Corn (CBT) shed 18.50 on the day for a closing price of 761.50 and Soybeans (CBT) shed 21.50 on the day for a closing price of 1,521.50.

    Bond action for the day: 2 year bond shed 7/32 on the day for a closing price of 99 11/32 with a Yield of 2.96, Yield Change +0.11; 5 year bond shed 16/32 on the day for a closing price of 99 8/32 with a Yield of 3.66, Yield Change +0.11; 10 year bond shed 20/32 on the day for a closing price of 97 8/32 with a Yield of 4.21, Yield Change +0.08; the 30 year bond shed 27/32 on the day for a closing price of 94 19/32 with a Yield of 4.76, Yield Change 0.05.

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