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    Daily Market Commentary for January 23, 2009 from Millennium-Traders.Com

    A major pharmaceutical deal is brewing between Pfizer and Wyeth. Such a merger would create a $75 billion pharmaceutical giant. (read more)

    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) loss of 45.24 points to end the trading session at 8,077.56
    NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) gain of 23.87 points to end the trading session at 5,195.55
    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) gain of 11.80 points to end the trading session at 1,477.29
    S&P 500 (SPX) gain of 4.45 points to end the trading session at 831.95BEL 20 (BEL20) gain of 28.81 points to end the trading session at 1,834.19
    CAC 40 (CAC40) loss of 20.48 points to end the trading session at 2,849.14
    FTSE100 (UKX100) gain of 0.24 points to end the trading session at 4,052.47
    NIKKEI 225 (NIK/O) triple digit loss of 306.49 points at the end the trading session at 7,745.25

    New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 1,634, declined stock prices 1,462, unchanged stock prices 99, stock prices hitting new highs 4 and stock prices hitting new lows 136. 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: PowerShares DB Crude Oil (NYSE: DTO) stock price shed 17.45 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $180.58, low on the trading session $149.68, with a closing stock price at $155.59; Wyeth Corporation (NYSE: WYE) stock price gained 4.91 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $44.88, low on the trading session $41.70, with a closing stock price at $43.74; City National Corporation (NYSE: CYN) stock price shed 0.23 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $33.33, low on the trading session $28.07, with a closing stock price at $32.99; MasterCard Incorporated (NYSE: MA) stock price shed 3.40 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $127.55, low on the trading session $120.14, with a closing stock price at $125.45; BP plc (NYSE: BP) stock price shed 0.66 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $41.10, low on the trading session $38.91, with a closing stock price at $40.78; MEMC Electronic Materials Incorporated (NYSE: WFR) stock price gained 1.33 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $14.07, low on the trading session $11.32, with a closing stock price at $13.64; Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE: VNO) stock price gained 0.70 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $51.50, low on the trading session $47.75, with a closing stock price at $51.20; Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE: COF) stock price shed 2.62 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $19.85, low on the trading session $16.91, with a closing stock price at $19.32; PNC Financial Services Incorporated (NYSE: PNC) stock price gained 0.65 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $30.49, low on the trading session $28.01, with a closing stock price at $30.27; ProShares Ultrashort Financials (NYSE: SKF) stock price shed 8.88 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $184.22, low on the trading session $156.19, with a closing stock price at $158.78.

    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 1,296, declined stock prices 1,482, unchanged stock prices 152, stock prices hitting new highs 5 and stock prices hitting new lows 156. 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: Geron Corporation (NasdaqGS: GERN) stock price gained 1.86 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $8.38, low on the trading session $6.19, with a closing stock price at $7.07; Synaptics Incorporated (NasdaqGS: SYNA) stock price gained 1.50 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $24.10, low on the trading session $21.53, with a closing stock price at $23.08; Tractor Supply Company (NasdaqGS: TSCO) stock price gained 0.32 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $34.95, low on the trading session $32.50, with a closing stock price at $33.59; Cubist Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NasdaqGS: CBST) stock price gained 0.61 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $23.00, low on the trading session $21.87, with a closing stock price at $22.24; Google Incorporated (NasdaqGS: GOOG) stock price gained 18.30 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $331.96, low on the trading session $304.22, with a closing stock price at $324.80; Baidu Incorporated (NasdaqGS: BIDU) stock price shed 1.63 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $114.29, low on the trading session $107.00, with a closing stock price at $110.90.

    Market trends on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) and stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 292, declined stock prices 287, unchanged stock prices 63, stock prices hitting new highs n/a and stock prices hitting new lows 11.

    Chicago Board of Trade Futures Market for the day, at time of this posting:
    E-mini S&P 500 (ES) Mar 09: End of trading session price 824.25; Change for the trading session -1.25
    E-mini NASDAQ-100 (NQ) Mar 09: End of trading session price 1,164.50; Change for the trading session -8.50
    E-mini DOW $5 (YM) Mar 09: End of trading session price 7,985; Change for the trading session -107
    E-mini S&P MidCap 400 (MF) Mar 09: End of trading session price 495.80; Change for the trading session -1.70
    E-mini S&P Small Cap 600 (HS) Mar 09: End of trading session price 7,735; Change for the trading session -135

    World Currencies for the Forex Market, for Forex Trading by active Forex Traders, at time of this posting:
    Euro 0.7704 to U.S. Dollars 1.2981
    Japanese Yen 88.810 to U.S. Dollars 0.0113
    British Pound 0.7246 to U.S. Dollars 1.3801
    Canadian Dollar 1.2336 to U.S. Dollars 0.8106
    Swiss Franc 1.1561 to U.S. Dollars 0.8650

    COMMODITY MARKETS:

    Energy Sector - Nymex:
    Light Crude (March 09) gained $2.80 on the trading session for a closing price of $46.47 per barrel ($US per barrel)
    Heating Oil (March 09) gained $0.10 on the trading session for a closing price of $1.44 a gallon ($US per gallon)
    Natural Gas (March 09) shed $0.17 on the trading session for a closing price of $4.48 per million BTU ($US per mmbtu.)
    Unleaded Gas (February 09) gained $0.06 on the trading session for a closing price of $1.16 a gallon ($US per gallon)

    Metals Markets - Comex:
    Gold (February 09) gained $37.00 on the trading session for a closing price of $895.80 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Silver (March 09) gained $0.58 on the trading session for a closing price of $11.94 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Platinum (April 09) gained $23.10 on the trading session for a closing price of $955.00 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Copper (March 09) gained $0.08 on the trading session for a closing price of $1.47 ($US per pound)

    Livestock and Meat Markets - Chicago Mercantile Exchange (cents per lb.):
    Lean Hogs (April 09) shed 1.00 on the trading session for a closing price of 64.40
    Pork Bellies (February 09) shed 1.25 on the trading session for a closing price of 80.75
    Live Cattle (April 09) gained 0.40 on the trading session for a closing price of 85.80
    Feeder Cattle (March 09) gained 0.45 on the trading session for a closing price of 92.73

    Other Commodities - Chicago Board of Trade (cents per bushel):
    Corn (March 09) gained 3.00 on the trading session for a closing price of 390.50
    Soybeans (March 09) shed 3.00 on the trading session for a closing price of 1,008.00

    BOND MARKET:

    2 year Bond Closing price 100 4/32, change -4/32, Yield 0.80, Yield change 0.07
    5 year Bond closing price of 99 13/32, change -3/32, Yield 1.62, Yield change 0.02
    10 year Bond closing price 109 27/32, change -2/32, Yield 2.60, Yield change 0.01
    30 year Bond closing price 123 3/32, change -1 5/32, Yield 3.31, Yield change 0.05

    At the close of the week, performance results for our Moderators:

    Stocks Trading Room:
    Jeannie $8,182
    Barry $13,064
    Sam $6,573
    Scott $2,713

    Futures Trading Room:
    JT $4,625
    James $1,635

    Forex Trading Room:
    JT $20,450

    Daily Swing Trades:
    Barry $8,920

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