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    Daily Market Commentary for February 4, 2010

    Retailers

    Retailers were happy to see consumers shopping in January (Read more at Millennium-Traders.Com)

    Economic data released today:

    Initial Jobless Claims:
    U.S. Jobless Claims rose 8K to 480K in Week of January 30; Compared to Survey of a decrease by 10K; U.S. January 23 Week Continuing Claims rose 2K to 4,602,000; U.S. January 23 Week Jobless Claims Revised to 472K from 470K.

    Nonfarm Productivity:
    U.S. 3Q Non-Farm Productivity Revised to rise by 7.2%; U.S. 4Q Non-Farm Productivity rose 6.2%; compared to Consensus of an increase by 7.0%.

    Unit Labor Costs:
    U.S. 3Q Unit Labor Costs Revised to fall 1.5%; U.S. 4Q Unit Labor Costs fell 4.4%; Compared to Consensus of a decrease by 3.5%.

    Factory Orders:
    U.S. Factory Orders rose 1.0% in December; Compared to Consensus of an increase by 0.3%; December Factory Orders, Excluding Transportation, rose 1.2%; December Factory Orders, Excluding Defense, rose 1.0%; December Durable Goods Revised to rise 1.0% from an increase by 0.3%; November Factory Orders Revised to rise 1.0% from an increase by 1.1%; December Factory Inventories fell 0.1%; Non-Durable Inventories rose 0.1%.

    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 264.36 points, EOD 10,006.19
    NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) shed 254.76, EOD 6,787.86
    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) shed 63.2 points, EOD 2,127.71
    S&P 500 (SPX) shed 33.67 points, EOD 1,063.61
    BEL 20 (BEL20) shed 74.76 points, EOD 2,454.90
    CAC 40 (CAC40) shed 104.22 points, EOD 3,689.25
    FTSE100 (UKX100) shed 113.84 points, EOD 5,139.31
    NIKKEI 225 (NIK/O) shed 15.33 points, EOD 10,355.98

    New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 294 declined stock prices 2,866, unchanged stock prices 41, stock prices hitting new highs 38 and stock prices hitting new lows 16. 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: CME shed 22.82, HOD 286.50, LOD 265.75, EOD 269.29; MA shed 25.47, HOD 235.53, LOD 220.89, EOD 222.11; DO shed 5.99, HOD 94.81, LOD 89.50, EOD 89.79; RTP shed 12.34, HOD 201.33, LOD 192.09, EOD 192.93; DLB gain 0.90, HOD 53.32, LOD 50.20, EOD 50.93; V shed 0.47, HOD 86.18, LOD 82.80, EOD 83.05; FAS shed 8.52, HOD 70.62, LOD 63.50, EOD 63.60; EDC shed 14.99, HOD 107.19, LOD 96.55, EOD 97.70; POT shed 5.89, HOD 106.30, LOD 101.15, EOD 101.89.

    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 389, declined stock prices 2,346, unchanged stock prices 86, stock prices hitting new highs 20 and stock prices hitting new lows 53. 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 7.18, HOD 198.10, LOD 191.59, EOD 192.05; ISRG shed 11.04, HOD 333.71, LOD 321.20, EOD 321.20; OTEX gain 2.88, HOD 5.42, LOD 43.19, EOD 43.43; DBTK shed 2.15, HOD 8.53, LOD 7.76, EOD 8.10; STLD shed 1.13, HOD 15.44, LOD 14.71, EOD 14.79; MSTR shed 17.61, HOD 86.21, LOD 77.79, EOD 79.03; AMAG shed 7.13, HOD 43.29, LOD 37.70, EOD 38.12.

    Market trends on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) and stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 110, declined stock prices 403, unchanged stock prices 35, stock prices hitting new highs 5 and stock prices hitting new lows 9.

    Chicago Board of Trade Futures Market for the day, at time of this posting:
    E-mini S&P 500 (ES) Mar 10: EOD 1062.25; Change -34.25
    E-mini NASDAQ-100 (NQ) Mar 10: EOD 1,733.50; Change -52.00
    E-mini DOW $5 (YM) Mar 10: EOD 9974; Change -267
    E-mini S&P MidCap 400 (MF) Mar 10: EOD 696.10; Change -24.60
    Nikkei 225 (Yen) Mar 10: EOD 10,010; Change -430

    World Currencies for the Forex Market, for Forex Trading by active Forex Traders, at time of this posting:
    Euro 0.7277 U.S. Dollars 1.3741
    Japanese Yen 88.9300 to U.S. Dollars 0.0112
    British Pound 0.6348 to U.S. Dollars 1.5754
    Canadian Dollar 1.0725 to U.S. Dollars 0.9324
    Swiss Franc 1.0656 to U.S. Dollars 0.9384

    COMMODITY MARKETS:
    Energy Sector - Nymex:
    Light Crude (March 10) shed $3.97, EOD $73.01 per barrel ($US per barrel)
    Heating Oil (March 10) shed $0.08, EOD $1.94 a gallon ($US per gallon)
    Natural Gas (March 10) gain $0.02 EOD $5.44 per million BTU ($US per mmbtu.)
    Unleaded Gas (March 10) shed $0.09 EOD $1.95 gallon ($US per gallon)

    Metals Markets - Comex:
    Gold (April 10) shed $48.00, EOD $1,064.00 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Silver (March 10) shed $0.99, EOD $15.35 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Platinum (April 10) shed $75.60, EOD $1,502.70 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Copper (March 10) shed $0.10, EOD $2.88 ($US per pound)

    Livestock and Meat Markets - Chicago Mercantile Exchange (cents per lb.):
    Lean Hogs (April 10) shed $0.15, EOD $66.93
    Pork Bellies (May 10) shed $1.35, EOD $80.75
    Live Cattle (April 10) shed $0.03, EOD $90.08
    Feeder Cattle (March 10) shed $0.15, EOD $97.25

    Other Commodities - Chicago Board of Trade (cents per bushel):
    Corn (March 10) gain $2.00, EOD $354.00
    Soybeans (March 10) gain $7.00, EOD $914.00

    BOND MARKET:
    2 year EOD 100 4/32, change 5/42, Yield 0.80, Yield change -0.07
    5 year EOD 99 26/32, change 17/32, Yield 2.28 Yield change -0.12
    10 year EOD 98 6/32, change 29/32, Yield 3.59 Yield change -0.11
    30 year EOD 97 16/32, change -1 24/32, Yield 4.52, change -0.11

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