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    Daily Market Commentary for October 9, 2009

    Nobel Peace Prize

    President Barack Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2009 for his role in helping strengthen cooperation around the world and for trying reduce the world's nuclear weapons. (Read more at Millennium-Traders.Com)

    Economic data released today:

    Trade Balance:
    U.S. August Trade Deficit $30.71B; compared to consensus of a Deficit of $33.6B; July Trade Balance Revised to Deficit of $31.85B from Deficit of $31.96B; August Exports $128.22B, an increase by 0.2%; Imports $158.93B, a decrease by 0.6%.

    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 75.20 points, EOD 9,862.07
    NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) gain 24.87, EOD 7,015.54
    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) gain 14.47 points, EOD 2,138.40
    S&P 500 (SPX) gain 6.01 points, EOD 1,071.49
    BEL 20 (BEL20) gain 4.73 points, EOD 2,547.01
    CAC 40 (CAC40) shed 7.2 points, EOD 3,799.61
    FTSE100 (UKX100) gain 7.23 points, EOD 5,161.87
    NIKKEI 225 (NIK/O) unchanged 246.77, EOD 9,731.87

    New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 1,814 declined stock prices 1,231, unchanged stock prices 111, stock prices hitting new highs 273 and stock prices hitting new lows 7. 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: GS gain 1.13, HOD 189.75, LOD 187.92, EOD 189.30; AIG gain 0.47, HOD 44.75, LOD 43.37, EOD 44.22; NDN shed 0.88, HOD 13.77, LOD 13.02, EOD 13.12; FAS gain 2.19, HOD 86.57, LOD 83.16, EOD 86.42; WLP gain 1.61, HOD 46.94, LOD 44.95, EOD 46.33; RTP gain 0.10, HOD 183.45, LOD 180.00, EOD 182.62; POT shed 2.77, HOD 92.25, LOD 90.00, EOD 90.23; CME gain 7.43, HOD 295.18, LOD 185.03, EOD 294.74; RBC gain 1.21, HOD 49.99, LOD 47.92, EOD 48.45.

    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 1.838, declined stock prices 865, unchanged stock prices 127, stock prices hitting new highs 151 and stock prices hitting new lows 11. 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: ACOR shed 4.76, HOD 20.49, LOD 17.52, EOD 17.52; SPPI gain 1.12, HOD 5.44, LOD 4.82, EOD 5.09; BIDU gain 14.40, HOD 428.70, LOD 415.49, EOD 427.07; FSLR shed 0.04, HOD 157.28, LOD 154.35, EOD 156.69; WYNN shed 2.09, HOD 71.50, LOD 66.75, EOD 67.82; UCTT gain 1.28, HOD 6.89, LOD 5.76, EOD 6.88.

    Market trends on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) and stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 251, declined stock prices 281, unchanged stock prices 41, stock prices hitting new highs 29 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 1066.00; Change 2.25
    E-mini NASDAQ-100 (NQ) Dec 09: EOD 1,723.25; Change 6.75
    E-mini DOW $5 (YM) Dec 09: EOD 9,794; Change 47
    E-mini S&P MidCap 400 (MF) Dec 09: EOD 699.40; Change 3.80
    Nikkei 225 (Yen) Dec 09: EOD 10,040; Change 165

    World Currencies for the Forex Market, for Forex Trading by active Forex Traders, at time of this posting:
    Euro 0.6799 U.S. Dollars 1.4708
    Japanese Yen 89.7800 to U.S. Dollars 0.0111
    British Pound 0.6312 to U.S. Dollars 1.5844
    Canadian Dollar 1.0442 to U.S. Dollars 0.9577
    Swiss Franc 1.0325 to U.S. Dollars 0.9685

    COMMODITY MARKETS:
    Energy Sector - Nymex:
    Light Crude (November 09) gain $0.08, EOD $71.77 per barrel ($US per barrel)
    Heating Oil (November 09) no change $0.00, EOD $1.88 a gallon ($US per gallon)
    Natural Gas (November 09) shed $0.19, EOD $4.77 per million BTU ($US per mmbtu.)
    Unleaded Gas (November 09) shed $0.01, EOD $1.77 a gallon ($US per gallon)

    Metals Markets - Comex:
    Gold (December 09) shed $7.70, EOD $1,048.60 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Silver (December 09) shed $0.13, EOD $17.69 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Platinum (January 09) shed $13.80, EOD $1,339.40 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Copper (December 09) shed $0.06, EOD $2.84 ($US per pound)

    Livestock and Meat Markets - Chicago Mercantile Exchange (cents per lb.):
    Lean Hogs (December 09) shed $0.75, EOD $52.78
    Pork Bellies (February 10) shed $0.53, EOD $84.25
    Live Cattle (December 09) gain $0.63, EOD $84.95
    Feeder Cattle (November 09) gain $0.68, EOD $94.48

    Other Commodities - Chicago Board of Trade (cents per bushel):
    Corn (December 09) shed $1.75, EOD $362.25
    Soybeans (November 09) gain $28.00, EOD $964.00

    BOND MARKET:
    2 year EOD 100 1/32, change -6/32, Yield 0.97, Yield change 0.09
    5 year EOD 100 3/32, change -19/32, Yield 2.35, Yield change 0.13
    10 year EOD 102, change -1 4/32, Yield 3.38, Yield change 0.13
    30 year EOD 104 24/32, change -3 23/32, Yield 4.21, change 0.13

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