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    Daily Market Commentary for February 20, 2009 from Millennium-Traders.Com

    It was announced this morning that car maker and General Motors Swedish based Saab had filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. (read more)

    Economic data released today:

    Consumer Price Index:
    U.S. January Consumer Prices rose 0.3% compared to consensus of an increase by 0.2%; U.S. January CPI Excluding-Food & Energy rose 0.2% compared to consensus of an increase by 0.1%; U.S. January CPI Unrounded rose 0.282%; U.S. January CPI Unrounded Core rose 0.177%; U.S. January CPI Energy Prices rose 1.7%; U.S. January CPI Food Prices rose 0.1%; U.S. Real Average Weekly Earnings fell 0.1% in January; U.S. Consumer Prices remain Unchanged from year ago, lowest since 1955.

    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) triple digit loss of 100.28 points to end the trading session at 7,365.67
    NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) loss of 76.65 points to end the trading session at 4,804.51
    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) loss of 1.59 points to end the trading session at 1,441.23
    S&P 500 (SPX) loss of 8.89 points to end the trading session at 770.05
    BEL 20 (BEL20) loss of 42.84 points to end the trading session at 1,740.36
    CAC 40 (CAC40) triple digit loss of 122.05 points to end the trading session at 2,750.55
    FTSE100 (UKX100) triple digit loss of 129.31 points to end the trading session at 3,889.06
    NIKKEI 225 (NIK/O) triple digit loss of 141.27 points at the end the trading session at 7,416.38

    New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 751, declined stock prices 2,408, unchanged stock prices 56, stock prices hitting new highs 5 and stock prices hitting new lows 563. 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: Lowe's Companies (NYSE: LOW) stock price shed 1.12 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $16.84, low on the trading session $15.55, with a closing stock price at $15.86; Chiquita Brands International (NYSE: CQB) stock price shed 5.46 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $10.49, low on the trading session $7.02, with a closing stock price at $7.27; Rio Tinto (NYSE: RTP) stock price shed 4.69 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $107.55, low on the trading session $102.75, with a closing stock price at $105.92; ProShares Ultrashort Real Estate (NYSE: SRS) stock price shed 10.38 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $88.50, low on the trading session $71.50, with a closing stock price at $72.28; Kindred Healthcare (NYSE: KND) stock price gained 3.23 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $18.57, low on the trading session $14.90, with a closing stock price at $17.81; Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE: GS) stock price shed 1.42 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $87.15, low on the trading session $79.27, with a closing stock price at $84.59; Tesoro (NYSE: TSO) stock price shed 2.07 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $15.47, low on the trading session $13.12, with a closing stock price at $14.13.

    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 803, declined stock prices 2,038, unchanged stock prices 129, stock prices hitting new highs 10 and stock prices hitting new lows 437. 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: Wright Medical Group (NasdaqGS: WMGI) stock price shed 3.57 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $18.39, low on the trading session $16.45, with a closing stock price at $17.56; AmSurg (NasdaqGS: AMSG) stock price shed 1.71 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $18.59, low on the trading session $16.60, with a closing stock price at $17.23; Career Education (NasdaqGS: CECO) stock price gained 3.96 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $23.90, low on the trading session $20.14, with a closing stock price at $23.62; Baidu, Incorporated (NasdaqGS: BIDU) stock price gained 3.93 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $138.98, low on the trading session $128.16, with a closing stock price at $136.50; First Solar Incorporated (NasdaqGS: FSLR) stock price shed 0.26 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $134.75, low on the trading session $128.76 with a closing stock price at $136.50.

    Market trends on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) and stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 171, declined stock prices 410, unchanged stock prices 56, stock prices hitting new highs 5 and stock prices hitting new lows 30.

    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 768.50; Change for the trading session -10.25
    E-mini NASDAQ-100 (NQ) Mar 09: End of trading session price 1,170.50; Change for the trading session 0.50
    E-mini DOW $5 (YM) Mar 09: End of trading session price 7,350; Change for the trading session -112
    E-mini S&P MidCap 400 (MF) Mar 09: End of trading session price 463.70; Change for the trading session -6.60
    E-mini S&P Small Cap 600 (HS) Mar 09: End of trading session price 7,265; Change for the trading session -255

    World Currencies for the Forex Market, for Forex Trading by active Forex Traders, at time of this posting:
    Euro 0.7787 to U.S. Dollars 1.2842
    Japanese Yen 93.130 to U.S. Dollars 0.0107
    British Pound 0.6924 to U.S. Dollars 1.4442
    Canadian Dollar 1.2505 to U.S. Dollars 0.7997
    Swiss Franc 1.1535 to U.S. Dollars 0.8669

    COMMODITY MARKETS:

    Energy Sector - Nymex:
    Light Crude (March 09) shed $0.54 on the trading session for a closing price of $38.94 per barrel ($US per barrel)
    Heating Oil (April 09) shed $0.01 on the trading session for a closing price of $1.19 a gallon ($US per gallon)
    Natural Gas (April 09) shed $0.08 on the trading session for a closing price of $4.04 per million BTU ($US per mmbtu.)
    Unleaded Gas (March 09) shed $0.02 on the trading session for a closing price of $1.07 a gallon ($US per gallon)

    Metals Markets - Comex:
    Gold (April 09) gained $25.70 on the trading session for a closing price of $1,002.20 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Silver (March 09) gained $0.56 on the trading session for a closing price of $14.49 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Platinum (April 09) gained $19.20 on the trading session for a closing price of $1,089.50 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Copper (May 09) shed $0.06 on the trading session for a closing price of $1.43 ($US per pound)

    Livestock and Meat Markets - Chicago Mercantile Exchange (cents per lb.):
    Lean Hogs (April 09) shed 2.63 on the trading session for a closing price of 57.95
    Pork Bellies (May 09) shed 3.00 on the trading session for a closing price of 76.45
    Live Cattle (April 09) shed 1.33 on the trading session for a closing price of 83.43
    Feeder Cattle (March 09) shed 2.05 on the trading session for a closing price of 89.83

    Other Commodities - Chicago Board of Trade (cents per bushel):
    Corn (May 09) shed 3.00 on the trading session for a closing price of 359.00
    Soybeans (May 09) shed 22.75 on the trading session for a closing price of 863.25

    BOND MARKET:

    2 year Bond Closing price 99 27/32, change 2/32, Yield 0.94, Yield change -0.04
    5 year Bond closing price of 99 22/32, change 10/32, Yield 1.81, Yield change -0.06
    10 year Bond closing price 99 21/32, change 21/32, Yield 2.77, Yield change -0.08
    30 year Bond closing price 98 25/32, change 1 27/32, Yield 3.56, Yield change -0.10

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

    Stocks Trading Room:
    Jeannie $7,950
    Barry $9,597
    Sam $1,529
    Scott $2,878

    Futures Trading Room:
    JT $4,770
    James $145

    Forex Trading Room:
    JT $28,900

    Daily Swing Trades:
    Barry $8,060

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