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    Daily Market Commentary for August 19, 2008 from Millennium-Traders.Com

    The situation between Russia and Georgia remains heated and the U.N. is calling for immediate pull back of Russian troops. (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 130.84 points on the day to end the trading session at 11,348.55
    NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) loss of 69.39 points to end the trading session at 8,212.47
    NASDAQ loss of 32.62 points to end the trading session at 2,384.36
    S&P 500 loss of 11.91 points to end the trading session at 1,266.69
    FTSE All-World excluding - U.S. loss of 3.13 points to end the trading session at 216.30
    FTSE RAFI 1000 loss of 68.68 points to end the trading session at 4,964.63
    BEL 20 (BEL20) loss of 72.05 points to end the trading session at 3,002.40
    CAC 40 (CAC40) triple digit loss of 116.05 points to end the trading session at 4,332.79
    FTSE100 (UKX100) triple digit loss of 129.8 points to end the trading session at 5,320.40
    NIKKEI 225 (NIK/O) triple digit loss of 300.4 points on the day to end the trading session at 12,865.05

    New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stock market indicators for the day:
    Advanced stock prices 857; declined stock prices 2,327; unchanged stock prices 75; stock prices hitting new highs 10 and stock prices hitting new lows 136.
    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: WellCare Health Plans Incorporated (NYSE: WCG) stock price gained 4.13 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $45.64, low on the trading session $41.64 for a closing stock price at $42.37; Jacobs Engineering Group Incorporated (NYSE: JEC) stock price shed 1.27 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $74.18, low on the trading session $72.08 for a closing stock price at $72.54; Martin Marietta Materials Incorporated (NYSE: MLM) stock price shed 5.78 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $106.99, low on the trading session $101.16 for a closing stock price at $101.62; Freddie Mac (NYSE: FRE) stock price shed 0.22 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $4.74, low on the trading session $3.94 for a closing stock price at $4.17; NVR Incorporated (NYSE: NVR) stock price shed 14.62 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $554.33, low on the trading session $539.30 for a closing stock price at $544.00; Las Vegas Sands Corporation (NYSE: LVS) stock price shed 5.40 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $48.40, low on the trading session $44.29 for a closing stock price at $45.53; Rio Tinto plc (NYSE: RTP) stock price gained 10.04 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $360.48, low on the trading session $342.37 for a closing stock price at $358.09; iShares Cohen & Steers Realty (NYSE: ICF) stock price shed 1.83 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $77.71, low on the trading session $75.80 for a closing stock price at $76.57; Agrium Incorporated (NYSE: AGU) stock price gained 1.10 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $83.59, low on the trading session $78.95 for a closing stock price at $81.54; Titan International Incorporated (NYSE: TWI) stock price shed 4.00 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $31.42, low on the trading session $26.07 for a closing stock price at $27.05; Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) stock price gained 4.65 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $64.06, low on the trading session $58.94 for a closing stock price at $63.97; Humana Incorporated (NYSE: HUM) stock price shed 1.64 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $49.59, low on the trading session $46.69 for a closing stock price at $47.25; Walter Industries Incorporated (NYSE: WLT) stock price gained 3.54 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $91.69, low on the trading session $85.10 for a closing stock price at $90.56; MasterCard Incorporated (NYSE: MA) stock price gained 0.66 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $242.91, low on the trading session $233.20 for a closing stock price at $238.57; UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE: UNH) stock price shed 1.16 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $32.13, low on the trading session $29.98 for a closing stock price at $30.97.

    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) stock market indicators today:
    Advanced stock prices 768; declined stock prices 2,059; unchanged stock prices 135; stock prices hitting new highs 8; stock prices hitting new lows 85.
    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: Wynn Resorts Limited (NasdaqGS: WYNN) stock price shed 4.34 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $97.00, low on the trading session $91.54 for a closing stock price at $96.05; Central European Media Enterprise (NasdaqGS: CETV) stock price shed 6.43 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $79.50, low on the trading session $70.50 for a closing stock price at $73.05; Baidu.com Incorporated (NasdaqGS: BIDU) stock price gained 2.00 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $313.80, low on the trading session $302.00 for a closing stock price at $309.25; First Solar Incorporated (NasdaqGS: FSLR) stock price gained 1.82 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $261.58, low on the trading session $255.15 for a closing stock price at $258.74; Google Incorporated (NasdaqGS: GOOG) stock price shed 7.20 points on the trading session, high on the trading session $498.28, low on the trading session $486.63 for a closing stock price at $491.10.

    Market trends on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) and stock market indicators for today:
    Advanced stock prices 391; declined stock prices 784; unchanged stock prices 104; stock prices hitting new highs 15; stock prices hitting new lows 89.

    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 1,268.75 change 0.25
    E-mini NASDAQ-100 (NQ) end of day price 1,920.50, change 1.25
    E-mini S&P SmallCap 600 (SMP) end of day price 383.00, change 0.00
    $5 DJIA (YM) end of day price 11,357, change 1

    World Currencies for the Forex Market, for Forex Trading by active Forex Traders, at time of this posting:
    Euro 0.6764 to U.S. Dollars 1.4785
    Japanese Yen 109.70 to U.S. Dollars 0.0091
    British Pound 0.5355 to U.S. Dollars 1.8674
    Canadian Dollar 1.0598 to U.S. Dollars 0.9436
    Swiss Franc 1.0912 to U.S. Dollars 0.9164

    Commodity Markets:
    Energy Sector: Light Crude (NYMEX: NYM) gained $1.66 on the day for a closing price of $114.53 a barrel ($US per barrel)
    Heating Oil (NYMEX: NYM) gained $0.04 on the day for a closing price of $3.15 a gallon ($US per gallon)
    Natural Gas (NYMEX: NYM) gained $0.08 on the day for a closing price of $8.08 per million BTU ($US per mmbtu.)
    Unleaded Gas (NYMEX: NYM) gained $0.05 on the day for a closing price of $2.86 a gallon ($US per gallon)

    Metals Markets:
    Gold Market Price (COMEX: CMX) gained $11.10 on the day for a closing price of $816.80 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Silver (COMEX: CMX) had no change on the day for a closing price of $13.22 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Platinum (NYMEX: NYM) shed $42.60 on the day for a closing price of $1,351.30 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Copper (COMEX: CMX) gained $0.12 on the day for a closing price of $3.43 ($US per pound)

    Livestock and Meat Markets (cents per lb.):
    Lean Hogs (Chicago Mercantile Exchange: CME) shed 0.55 on the day for a closing price of 75.25
    Pork Bellies (Chicago Mercantile Exchange: CME) gained 1.83 on the day for a closing price of 99.98
    Live Cattle (Chicago Mercantile Exchange: CME) shed 1.13 on the day for a closing price of 104.83
    Feeder Cattle (Chicago Mercantile Exchange: CME) shed 0.73 on the day for a closing price of 112.78

    Other Commodities (cents per bushel):
    Corn (Chicago Board of Trade: CBT) gained 11.75 on the day for a closing price of 584.50
    Soybeans (Chicago Board of Trade: CBT) shed 13.00 on the day for a closing price of 1,276.00

    Bond Market:
    2 year bond gained 2/32 on the day for a closing price of 100 27/32 with a Yield of 2.31, Yield Change -0.02
    5 year bond gained 1/32 on the day for a closing price of 101 14/32 with a Yield of 3.05, Yield Change -0.01
    10 year bond shed 6/32 on the day for a closing price of 101 11/32 with a Yield of 3.83, Yield Change 0.02
    30 year bond shed 15/32 on the day for a closing price of 100 16/32 with a Yield of 4.46, Yield Change 0.02

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