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    Daily Market Commentary for August 31, 2009

    Stocks

    U.S. markets opened lower today as stocks fell due to the sell off in overseas markets. (read more at Millennium-Traders.Com)

    Economic data released today:

    Chicago PMI (Purchasing Management Index):
    U.S. Chicago PMI Adjusted August Index 50.0 versus July 43.4; U.S. Chicago PMI August Prices Paid Index 50.0 versus July 35.0; U.S. Chicago PMI August Supplier Deliveries 54.6; July 49.6; U.S. Chicago PMI August Employment Index 38.7 versus July 35.3; U.S. Chicago PMI August New Orders Index 52.5 versus July 48.0.

    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 45.27 points, EOD 9,498.93
    NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) shed 65.80, EOD 6,643.24
    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) shed 18.18 points, EOD 2,009.89
    S&P 500 (SPX) shed 8.17 points, EOD 1,020.76
    BEL 20 (BEL20) shed 28.71 points, EOD 2,364.95
    CAC 40 (CAC40) shed 39.6 points, EOD 3,653.54
    FTSE100 (UKX100) unchanged, EOD 4,908.90
    NIKKEI 225 (NIK/O) shed 41.61 points, EOD 10,492.53

    New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 815 declined stock prices 2,282, unchanged stock prices 85, stock prices hitting new highs 65 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: AIG shed 4.90, HOD 47.67, LOD 42.80, EOD 45.33; CME gain 5.45, HOD 292.50, LOD 281.08, EOD 291.04; FAS shed 1.01, HOD 79.49, LOD 76.00, EOD 79.19; SVA gain 3.39, HOD 9.95, LOD 6.83, EOD 9.71; ICE gain 0.39, HOD 94.09, LOD 90.78, EOD 93.80; MA shed 0.94, HOD 203.22, LOD 199.60, EOD 202.63; BA shed 1.37, HOD 50.25, LOD 49.02, EOD 49.67; WPI shed 0.06, HOD 35.51, LOD 34.99, EOD 35.29.

    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 787, declined stock prices 1,974, unchanged stock prices 111, stock prices hitting new highs 36 and stock prices hitting new lows 12. 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: BIDU shed 9.47, HOD 332.65, LOD 326.35, EOD 330.06; INFY shed 1.00, HOD 43.83, LOD 42.82, EOD 43.23; FSLR shed 2.63, HOD 122.97, LOD 118.85, EOD 121.58; OSIP shed 0.75, HOD 34.30, LOD 32.10, EOD 33.40; SPPI gain 0.79, HOD 8.78, LOD 7.75, EOD 8.50; STEC gain 0.63, HOD 40.63, LOD 38.13, EOD 40.53; CPRX gain 0.93, HOD 1.60, LOD 0.48, EOD 1.39; PACR gain 0.09, HOD 4.49, LOD 4.07, EOD 4.14; TSRA gain 0.07, HOD 25.25, LOD 23.35, EOD 25.13.

    Market trends on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) and stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 239, declined stock prices 297, unchanged stock prices 49, stock prices hitting new highs 25 and stock prices hitting new lows 3.

    Chicago Board of Trade Futures Market for the day, at time of this posting:
    E-mini S&P 500 (ES) Sept 09: EOD 1018.75; Change -8.75
    E-mini NASDAQ-100 (NQ) Sept 09: EOD 1,622.75; Change -19.75
    E-mini DOW $5 (YM) Sept 09: EOD 9,474; Change -62
    E-mini S&P MidCap 400 (MF) Sept 09: EOD 653.90; Change -8.10
    Nikkei 225 (Yen) Sept 09: EOD 10,450; Change -125

    World Currencies for the Forex Market, for Forex Trading by active Forex Traders, at time of this posting:
    Euro 0.6978 to U.S. Dollars 1.4331
    Japanese Yen 93.0300 to U.S. Dollars 0.0107
    British Pound 0.6143 to U.S. Dollars 1.6279
    Canadian Dollar 1.0946 to U.S. Dollars 0.9136
    Swiss Franc 1.0589 to U.S. Dollars 0.9444

    COMMODITY MARKETS:
    Energy Sector - Nymex:
    Light Crude (October 09) shed $2.78, EOD $69.96 per barrel ($US per barrel)
    Heating Oil (October 09) shed $0.08, EOD $1.81 a gallon ($US per gallon)
    Natural Gas (October 09) shed $0.06, EOD $2.98 per million BTU ($US per mmbtu.)
    Unleaded Gas (October 09) shed $0.09, EOD $1.81 a gallon ($US per gallon)

    Metals Markets - Comex:
    Gold (December 09) shed $5.30, EOD $953.50 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Silver (December 09) gain $0.11, EOD $14.92 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Platinum (October 09) shed $1.90, EOD $1,244.00 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Copper (December 09) shed $0.12, EOD $2.83 ($US per pound)

    Livestock and Meat Markets - Chicago Mercantile Exchange (cents per lb.):
    Lean Hogs (October 09) gain $0.08, EOD $48.15
    Pork Bellies (February 10) shed $0.25, EOD $76.25
    Live Cattle (October 09) shed $0.03, EOD $86.68
    Feeder Cattle (October 09) shed $0.63, EOD $97.43

    Other Commodities - Chicago Board of Trade (cents per bushel):
    Corn (December 09) gain $0.75, EOD $329.75
    Soybeans (November 09) shed $31.50, EOD $979.50

    BOND MARKET:
    2 year EOD 100 1/32, change 2/32, Yield 0.97, Yield change -0.04
    5 year EOD 99 30/32, change 9/32, Yield 2.38, Yield change -0.06
    10 year EOD 101 29/32, change 15/32, Yield 3.39, Yield change 0.06
    30 year EOD 105 13/32, change 12/32, Yield 4.18, change -0.02

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