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    Daily Market Commentary for August 26, 2010

    Manufacturing

    Today the Dow fell below 10,000, due to a weak regional manufacturing report released this morning. (Read more at Millennium-Traders.Com)

    Economic data released today:

    Initial Jobless Claims:
    U.S. Jobless Claims fell 31K to 473K in Week ended August 21; Compared to Survey of a decrease by 10K; U.S. August 14 Week Continuing Claims fell 62K to 4,456,000; U.S. August 14 Week Jobless Claims Revised to 504K from 500K.

    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 74.25 points, EOD 9,985.81
    NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) shed 30.66, EOD 6,665.46
    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) gain 21.28 points, EOD 2,120.26
    S&P 500 (SPX) shed 7.68 points, EOD 1,047.65
    BEL 20 (BEL20) gain 22.63 points, EOD 2,446.63
    CAC 40 (CAC40) gain 24.84 points, EOD 3,475.03
    FTSE100 (UKX100) gain 46.44 points, EOD 5,155.84
    NIKKEI 225 (NIK/O) gain 61.09 points, EOD 8,906.48

    New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 1,979, declined stock prices 1,979, unchanged stock prices 104, stock prices hitting new highs 116 and stock prices hitting new lows 40. 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: RUE shed 1.65, HOD 23.00, LOD 20.78, EOD 21.97; GES shed 4.09, HOD 35.79, LOD 33.44, EOD 34.14; CME gain 5.08, HOD 252.83, LOD 246.59, EOD 250.97; JAS gain 4.32, HOD 42.22, LOD 39.99, EOD 41.14; POT shed 0.71, HOD 146.66, LOD 144.50, EOD 144.79; CRM shed 2.35, HOD 113.30, LOD 109.80, EOD 109.84.

    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 880, declined stock prices 1,788, unchanged stock prices 118, stock prices hitting new highs 17 and stock prices hitting new lows 98. 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 shed 2.61, HOD 245.75, LOD 240.28, EOD 240.28; NFLX gain 1.59, HOD 127.71, LOD 124.40, EOD 125.84; PCLN shed 9.10, HOD 296.50, LOD 285.80, EOD 285.80; ARST gain 8.47, HOD 37.46, LOD 27.43, EOD 36.70.

    Market trends on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) and stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 227, declined stock prices 251, unchanged stock prices 40, stock prices hitting new highs 12 and stock prices hitting new lows 17.

    Chicago Board of Trade Futures Market for the day, at time of this posting:
    E-mini S&P 500 (ES) Mar 10: EOD 1045.75; Change -8.75
    E-mini NASDAQ-100 (NQ) Mar 10: EOD 1,769.00; Change -20.75
    E-mini DOW $5 (YM) Mar 10: EOD 9,968; Change -79
    Nikkei 225 (Yen) Mar 10: EOD 8,830; Change -80

    World Currencies for the Forex Market, for Forex Trading by active Forex Traders, at time of this posting:
    Euro 0.7853 to U.S. Dollars 1.2700
    Japanese Yen 84.4550 to U.S. Dollars 0.0118
    British Pound 0.6435 to U.S. Dollars 1.5500
    Canadian Dollar 1.0574 to U.S. Dollars 0.9472
    Swiss Franc 1.0234 to U.S. Dollars 0.9771

    COMMODITY MARKETS:
    Energy Sector - Nymex:
    Light Crude (October 10) gain $0.84, EOD $73.36 per barrel ($US per barrel)
    Heating Oil (September 10) gain $0.03, EOD $2.01 a gallon ($US per gallon)
    Natural Gas (September 10) shed $0.05, EOD $3.82 per million BTU ($US per mmbtu.)
    Unleaded Gas (September 10) gain $0.04 EOD $1.91 gallon ($US per gallon)

    Metals Markets - Comex:
    Gold (August 10) shed $4.10, EOD $1,235.40 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Silver (August 10) shed $0.04, EOD $18.98 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Platinum (August 10) gain $12.50, EOD $1,539.90 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Copper (August 10) gain $0.09, EOD $3.31 ($US per pound)

    Livestock and Meat Markets - Chicago Mercantile Exchange (cents per lb.):
    Lean Hogs (October 10) shed $1.30, EOD $75.80
    Pork Bellies (August 10) unchanged, EOD $144.00
    Live Cattle (August 10) shed $0.20, EOD $98.40
    Feeder Cattle (August 10) gain $0.17, EOD $114.93

    Other Commodities - Chicago Board of Trade (cents per bushel):
    Corn (September 10) gain $11.75, EOD $416.50
    Soybeans (September 10) gain $13.00, EOD $1,013.00

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