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Stock Rallies

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    Daily Market Commentary for August 24, 2009

    Stock Rallies

    Investors seemed confident today with last weeks news from Chairman Ben Bernanke on the economy, continuing the stock rallies. (read more at Millennium-Traders.Com)

    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) shed 6.50 points, EOD 9,449.46
    NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) shed 5.32, EOD 6,670.94
    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) shed 4.4 points, EOD 2,016.50
    S&P 500 (SPX) shed 0.89 points, EOD 1,025.24
    BEL 20 (BEL20) gain 40.61 points, EOD 2,395.26
    CAC 40 (CAC40) gain 36.36 points, EOD 3,652.17
    FTSE100 (UKX100) gain 45.34 points, EOD 4,896.23
    NIKKEI 225 (NIK/O) triple digit gain 342.85 points, EOD 10,581.05

    New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 1,538 declined stock prices 1,546, unchanged stock prices 99, stock prices hitting new highs 120 and stock prices hitting new lows n/a. 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: SNP shed 1.86, HOD 92.55, LOD 88.63, EOD 88.80; FAS shed 1.98, HOD 81.50, LOD 74.95, EOD 75.45; CME shed 8.07, HOD 278.77, LOD 267.00, EOD 268.05; RTP gain 3.26, HOD 165.95, LOD 161.42, EOD 162.51; ICE shed 1.66, HOD 98.58, LOD 94.11, EOD 94.28; VRX shed 2.32, HOD 25.87, LOD 24.52, EOD 24.85; EDC gain 0.73, HOD 116.11, LOD 110.77, EOD 111.80; KNL shed 0.38, HOD 10.30, LOD 9.73, EOD 9.90.

    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 1,261, declined stock prices 1,484, unchanged stock prices 149, stock prices hitting new highs 79 and stock prices hitting new lows 7. 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: FSLR gain 2.54, HOD 127.00, LOD 120.43, EOD 124.08; SHLP shed 2.08, HOD 65.68, LOD 63.00, EOD 63.94; STEC gain 2.94, HOD 38.46, LOD 35.46, EOD 37.91; WINN gain 0.03, HOD 16.00, LOD 15.45, EOD 15.61.

    Market trends on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) and stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 288, declined stock prices 228, unchanged stock prices 59, stock prices hitting new highs 21 and stock prices hitting new lows n/a.

    Chicago Board of Trade Futures Market for the day, at time of this posting:
    E-mini S&P 500 (ES) Sept 09: EOD 1023.75; Change -1.50
    E-mini NASDAQ-100 (NQ) Sept 09: EOD 1,631.75; Change -3.75
    E-mini DOW $5 (YM) Sept 09: EOD 9,487; Change -2
    E-mini S&P MidCap 400 (MF) Sept 09: EOD 655.70; Change -2.70
    Nikkei 225 (Yen) Sept 09: EOD 10,570; Change 70

    World Currencies for the Forex Market, for Forex Trading by active Forex Traders, at time of this posting:
    Euro 0.6996 to U.S. Dollars 1.4293
    Japanese Yen 94.4900 to U.S. Dollars 0.0106
    British Pound 0.6093 to U.S. Dollars 1.6412
    Canadian Dollar 1.0776 to U.S. Dollars 0.9280
    Swiss Franc 1.0617 to U.S. Dollars 0.9419

    COMMODITY MARKETS:
    Energy Sector - Nymex:
    Light Crude (October 09) gain $0.48, EOD $74.37 per barrel ($US per barrel)
    Heating Oil (October 09) gain $0.02, EOD $1.95 a gallon ($US per gallon)
    Natural Gas (September 09) gain $0.12, EOD $2.92 per million BTU ($US per mmbtu.)
    Unleaded Gas (September 09) gain $0.05, EOD $2.05 a gallon ($US per gallon)

    Metals Markets - Comex:
    Gold (December 09) shed $11.00, EOD $943.70 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Silver (September 09) gain $0.03, EOD $14.23 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Platinum (October 09) shed $11.10, EOD $1,248.10 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Copper (September 09) gain $0.03, EOD $2.92 ($US per pound)

    Livestock and Meat Markets - Chicago Mercantile Exchange (cents per lb.):
    Lean Hogs (October 09) shed $1.03, EOD $46.83
    Pork Bellies (February 10) shed $2.00, EOD $79.10
    Live Cattle (October 09) gain $0.20, EOD $88.80
    Feeder Cattle (October 09) shed $0.18, EOD $100.45

    Other Commodities - Chicago Board of Trade (cents per bushel):
    Corn (December 09) gain $9.25, EOD $335.50
    Soybeans (November 09) gain $34.50, EOD $1,007.50

    BOND MARKET:
    2 year EOD 99 30/32, change 4/32, Yield 1.02, Yield change -0.07
    5 year EOD 100 21/32, change 12/32, Yield 2.47, Yield change -0.09
    10 year EOD 101 3/32, change 20/32, Yield 3.49, Yield change -0.07
    30 year EOD 103 24/32, change 1 22/32, Yield 4.27, change -0.10

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