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    Daily Market Commentary for September 15, 2008 from Millennium-Traders.Com

    Investors and anyone participating in the financial markets witnessed a bloody massacre on Wall Street today as the fall from grace by Lehman Brothers initiated a massive selloff that got the markets off on the wrong foot, to begin a new week. (read more)

    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 session on the world market as well as the emerging markets including the stock market closing bell price:
    DOW (Dow Jones Industrial Average) triple digit loss of 504.48 points on the day to end the trading session at 10,917.51
    NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) triple digit loss of 408.12 points to end the trading session at 7,683.72
    NASDAQ loss of 81.36 points to end the trading session at 2,179.91
    S&P 500 loss of 58.17 points to end the trading session at 1,193.53
    FTSE All-World excluding U.S. loss of 6.23 points to end the trading session at 203.13
    FTSE RAFI 1000 triple digit loss of 230.28 points to end the trading session at 4,751.81
    BEL 20 (BEL20) triple digit loss of 107.59 points to end the trading session at 2,973.01
    CAC 40 (CAC40) triple digit loss of 163.69 points to end the trading session at 4,168.97
    FTSE100 (UKX100) triple digit loss of 212.5 points to end the trading session at 5,204.20
    NIKKEI 225 (NIK/O) triple digit loss of 448.09 points to end the trading session at 12,281.49

    New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stock market indicators for the day:
    Advanced stock prices 183; declined stock prices 3,094; unchanged stock prices 28; stock prices hitting new highs 19 and stock prices hitting new lows 676.
    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: Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) stock price shed 5.79 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $35.00, low on the trading session $30.73 with a closing stock price at $32.19; Merck& Company Incorporated (NYSE: MRK) stock price shed 1.12 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $33.85, low on the trading session $32.71 with a closing stock price at $32.72; Goldman Sachs Group Incorporated (NYSE: GS) stock price shed 18.71 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $151.40, low on the trading session $130.43 with a closing stock price at $135.50; American International Group Incorporated (NYSE: AIG) stock price shed 7.38 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $7.98, low on the trading session $3.50 with a closing stock price at $4.76; Ultrashort Financial Corporation (NYSE: SKF) stock price gained 18.49 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $132.66, low on the trading session $116.87 with a closing stock price at $131.62; Walter Industries Incorporated (NYSE: WLT) stock price shed 12.72 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $67.29, low on the trading session $58.50 with a closing stock price at $59.79; Alpha Natural Resources Incorporated (NYSE: ANR) stock price shed 15.00 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $66.49, low on the trading session $54.55 with a closing stock price at $55.34; Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE: HPQ) stock price shed 1.64 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $46.58, low on the trading session $45.33 with a closing stock price at $45.33; Oil Service Holders Incorporated (NYSE: OIH) stock price shed 11.94 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $159.81, low on the trading session $151.25 with a closing stock price at $152.27; AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE: AKS) stock price shed 7.45 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $36.74, low on the trading session $30.98 with a closing stock price at $31.82; Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) stock price shed 7.67 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $90.92, low on the trading session $83.12 with a closing stock price at $84.20; Hercules Incorporated (NYSE: HPC) stock price shed 3.20 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $21.50, low on the trading session $17.31 with a closing stock price at $18.40; Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Incorporated (NYSE: POT) stock price shed 7.37 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $163.69, low on the trading session $152.68 with a closing stock price at $154.10; Intercontinental Exchange Incorporated (NYSE: ICE) stock price shed 13.25 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $87.77, low on the trading session $77.39 with a closing stock price at $77.65.

    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) stock market indicators today:
    Advanced stock prices 412; declined stock prices 2,528; unchanged stock prices 90; stock prices hitting new highs 14; stock prices hitting new lows 330.
    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: Baidu.com Incorporated (NasdaqGS: BIDU) stock price shed 8.81 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $283.87, low on the trading session $268.07 with a closing stock price at $273.20; Google Incorporated (NasdaqGS: GOOG) stock price shed 5.16 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $441.97, low on the trading session $423.71 with a closing stock price at $432.50.

    Market trends on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) and stock market indicators for today:
    Advanced stock prices 225; declined stock prices 1,001; unchanged stock prices 66; stock prices hitting new highs 17; stock prices hitting new lows 250.

    Chicago Board of Trade Futures Market activity for the day, at time of this posting for September 2008 Contracts:
    E-mini S&P 500 (ES) end of day price 1,196.50 change -60.75
    E-mini NASDAQ-100 (NQ) end of day price 1,715.25, change -58.25
    E-mini S&P SmallCap 600 (SMP) end of day price 368.20, change -13.60
    $5 DJIA (YM) end of day price 11,458 change 0

    World Currencies for the Forex Market, for Forex Trading by active Forex Traders, at time of this posting:
    Euro 0.6992 to U.S. Dollars 1.4302
    Japanese Yen 104.720 to U.S. Dollars 0.0095
    British Pound 0.5550 to U.S. Dollars 1.8014
    Canadian Dollar 1.0671 to U.S. Dollars 0.9371
    Swiss Franc 1.1092 to U.S. Dollars 0.9016

    Commodity Markets:
    Energy Sector: Light Crude (NYMEX: NYM) shed $5.47 on the day for a closing price of $95.71 a barrel ($US per barrel)
    Heating Oil (NYMEX: NYM) shed $0.15 on the day for a closing price of $2.79 a gallon ($US per gallon)
    Natural Gas (NYMEX: NYM) gained $0.21 on the day for a closing price of $7.58 per million BTU ($US per mmbtu.)
    Unleaded Gas (NYMEX: NYM) shed $0.21 on the day for a closing price of $2.56 a gallon ($US per gallon)

    Metals Markets:
    Gold Market Price (COMEX: CMX) gained $22.50 on the day for a closing price of $787.00 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Silver (COMEX: CMX) gained $0.34 on the day for a closing price of $11.14 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Platinum (NYMEX: NYM) shed $34.30 on the day for a closing price of $1,176.20 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Copper (COMEX: CMX) shed $0.06 on the day for a closing price of $3.14 ($US per pound)

    Livestock and Meat Markets (cents per lb.):
    Lean Hogs (Chicago Mercantile Exchange: CME) gained 1.25 on the day for a closing price of 67.35
    Pork Bellies (Chicago Mercantile Exchange: CME) gained 1.85 on the day for a closing price of 88.15
    Live Cattle (Chicago Mercantile Exchange: CME) gained 1.55 on the day for a closing price of 105.33
    Feeder Cattle (Chicago Mercantile Exchange: CME) shed 0.10 on the day for a closing price of 108.83

    Other Commodities (cents per bushel):
    Corn (Chicago Board of Trade: CBT) shed 1.25 on the day for a closing price of 562.00
    Soybeans (Chicago Board of Trade: CBT) shed 23.00 on the day for a closing price of 1,182.00

    Bond Market:
    2 year bond gained 29/32 on the day for a closing price of 101 6/32 with a Yield of 1.72, Yield Change -0.46
    5 year bond gained 1 2232 on the day for a closing price of 102 15/32 with a Yield of 2.58, Yield Change -0.35
    10 year bond gained 2 10/32 on the day for a closing price of 104 19/32 with a Yield of 3.44, Yield Change -0.28
    30 year bond gained 3 31/32 on the day for a closing price of 106 31/32 with a Yield of 4.09, Yield Change -0.22

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