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    Daily Market Commentary for September 25, 2009

    Wall Street

    Wall Street opened lower this morning after the government released a worse than expected durable goods report, shying investors away. (Read more at Millennium-Traders.Com)

    Economic data released today:

    Durable Goods Orders:
    U.S. August Durable Goods Orders -2.4% versus consensus +0.3%; August Durable Goods Orders, Excluding-Transportation, Unchanged; August Durable Goods Orders, Excluding-Defense, -2.4%; July Durable Goods Orders Revised to +4.8% from +5.1%.

    Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index:
    University of Michigan 12-Month Inflation Forecast came in at 2.2% compared to an August increase by 2.8%; 5-Yr Inflation Forecast rose 2.8%compared to an August increase by 2.8%; End-September Sentiment 73.5 compared to August 65.7; End-September Current Index 73.4 compared to August 66.6; End-September Expectations 73.5 compared to August 65.0; University of Michigan Preliminary September Sentiment was 70.2.

    New Home Sales:
    U.S. August New Home Sales rose 0.7% to 429K versus consensus 440K; U.S. New Home Sales increase in August marks fifth in a row; U.S. July New Home Sales Revised to 426K from 433K; U.S. August New Home Sales Supply at 7.3 Months.

    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 42.25 points, EOD 9,665.19
    NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) shed 38.80, EOD 6,823.51
    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) shed 16.69 points, EOD 2,090.92
    S&P 500 (SPX) shed 6.4 points, EOD 1,044.38
    BEL 20 (BEL20) shed 8.46 points, EOD 2,462.44
    CAC 40 (CAC40) shed 19.22 points, EOD 3,739.14
    FTSE100 (UKX100) gain 2.93 points, EOD 5,082.20
    NIKKEI 225 (NIK/O) shed 278.24, EOD 10,265.98

    New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 1,384 declined stock prices 1,662, unchanged stock prices 113, stock prices hitting new highs 179 and stock prices hitting new lows 5. 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: KBH shed 1.58, HOD 17.97, LOD 16.69, EOD 16.96; AIG shed 0.40, HOD 45.93, LOD 42.91, EOD 44.60; V shed 2.87, HOD 73.25, LOD 69.23, EOD 70.66; CME shed 4.92, HOD 297.71, LOD 290.26, EOD 293.47; MA shed 10.24, HOD 214.35, LOD 204.06, EOD 204.70; FAS shed 2.44, HOD 80.20, LOD 76.01, EOD 77.64; GS shed 3.56, HOD 183.10, LOD 177.70, EOD 179.50; COG shed 2.37, HOD 36.41, LOD 32.20, EOD 33.69; PFF gain 0.65, HOD 37.73, LOD 35.86, EOD 36.60; TRA shed 1.30, HOD 37.25, LOD 35.01, EOD 35.19.

    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 1,155, declined stock prices 1,548, unchanged stock prices 106, stock prices hitting new highs 37 and stock prices hitting new lows 11. 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: RIMM shed 14.15, HOD 71.42, LOD 68.47, EOD 68.91; TIBX gain 0.27, HOD 9.76, LOD 9.00, EOD 9.40; SNDA shed 6.77, HOD 58.00, LOD 49.30, EOD 50.00; FSLR gain 2.25, HOD 154.13, LOD 146.43, EOD 152.87; SWSI shed 1.56, HOD 9.01, LOD 7.36, EOD 8.59; BIDU shed 2.67, HOD 392.08, LOD 382.18, EOD 387.56; LUNA gain 1.06, HOD 3.29, LOD 1.16, EOD 2.18.

    Market trends on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) and stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 251, declined stock prices 275, unchanged stock prices 59, stock prices hitting new highs 19 and stock prices hitting new lows 6.

    Chicago Board of Trade Futures Market for the day, at time of this posting:
    E-mini S&P 500 (ES) Sept 09: EOD 1040.50; Change -3.75
    E-mini NASDAQ-100 (NQ) Sept 09: EOD 1,693.50; Change -6.00
    E-mini DOW $5 (YM) Sept 09: EOD 9,607; Change -28
    E-mini S&P MidCap 400 (MF) Sept 09: EOD 676.20; Change -3.10
    Nikkei 225 (Yen) Sept 09: EOD 10,160; Change -180

    World Currencies for the Forex Market, for Forex Trading by active Forex Traders, at time of this posting:
    Euro 0.6816 to U.S. Dollars 1.4671
    Japanese Yen 89.7900 to U.S. Dollars 0.0111
    British Pound 0.6277 to U.S. Dollars 1.5930
    Canadian Dollar 1.0918 to U.S. Dollars 0.9159
    Swiss Franc 1.0289 to U.S. Dollars 0.9719

    COMMODITY MARKETS:
    Energy Sector - Nymex:
    Light Crude (October 09) gain $0.13, EOD $66.02 per barrel ($US per barrel)
    Heating Oil (November 09) unchanged $0.00, EOD $1.71 a gallon ($US per gallon)
    Natural Gas (November 09) gain $0.05, EOD $4.95 per million BTU ($US per mmbtu.)
    Unleaded Gas (October 09) shed $0.02, EOD $1.62 a gallon ($US per gallon)

    Metals Markets - Comex:
    Gold (December 09) shed $7.30, EOD $991.60 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Silver (December 09) shed $0.24, EOD $16.06 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Platinum (January 09) shed $24.80, EOD $1,288.90 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Copper (December 09) gain $0.03, EOD $2.74 ($US per pound)

    Livestock and Meat Markets - Chicago Mercantile Exchange (cents per lb.):
    Lean Hogs (December 09) shed $0.33, EOD $48.95
    Pork Bellies (February 10) gain $0.68, EOD $80.70
    Live Cattle (December 09) gain $0.08, EOD $85.35
    Feeder Cattle (November 09) shed $0.55, EOD $96.75

    Other Commodities - Chicago Board of Trade (cents per bushel):
    Corn (December 09) shed $2.50, EOD $334.00
    Soybeans (November 09) gain $6.50, EOD $929.50

    BOND MARKET:
    2 year EOD 100 1/32, change -2/32, Yield 0.98, Yield change 0.05
    5 year EOD 100 1/32, change 1/32, Yield 2.36, Yield change -0.01
    10 year EOD 102 17/32, change 17/32, Yield 3.32, Yield change -0.06
    30 year EOD 106 31/32, change 1 14/32, Yield 4.09, change -0.08

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