Daily Market Commentary for January 18, 2011
Investors digested today's reports on earnings, the economy and the latest news from Apple. (Read more at Millennium-Traders.Com
Economic data released today:
New York Empire State Manufacturing Index:
New York Fed's January Manufacturing Index 11.92 versus 9.89 in December; New York Fedâ€™s January New Orders 12.39 versus 2.03 in December; New York Fedâ€™s January Employment 8.42 versus -3.41 in December; New York Fedâ€™s January Prices Received 15.79 versus 3.41 in December.
TIC [Treasury International Capital] Net Long-Term Transactions:
China Net Seller of U.S. Treasuries in November, Remains Top Holder; Foreigners Net Buyers $13.3B of U.S. Equities in November; Foreigners Net Buyers $4.7B of U.S. Corp Bonds in November; Foreigners Net Buyers $14.2B of U.S. Agency Debt in November; Foreigners Net Buyers $61.7B U.S. Treasury Notes, Bonds in November; Net Foreign Capital Inflow $39.0B in November.
NAHB Housing Market Index:
U.S. NAHB January Housing Index 16, Unchanged From December.
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) gain 51.38 points, EOD 11,838.76
NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) gain 16.19 EOD 8,190.31
National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) gain 9.34 points, EOD 2,764.64
S&P 500 (SPX) gain 1.86 points, EOD 1,295.10
BEL 20 (BEL20) gain 36.54 points, EOD 2,657.85
CAC 40 (CAC40) gain 29.4 points, EOD 4,012.68
FTSE100 (UKX100) gain 54.36 points, EOD 6,056.43
NIKKEI 225 (NIK/O) gain 16.12 points, EOD 10,518.98
New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
Advanced stock prices 1,660, declined stock prices 1,408, unchanged stock prices 89, stock prices hitting new highs 300 and stock prices hitting new lows 48. 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: CMA shed 3.72, HOD 39.90, LOD 38.39, EOD 38.57; ESI gain 0.50, HOD 66.12, LOD 63.83, EOD 65.81; CLF gain 2.18, HOD 91.11, LOD 88.92, EOD 90.99.
National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
Advanced stock prices 1,299, declined stock prices 1,412, unchanged stock prices 100, stock prices hitting new highs 267 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: AAPL shed 7.51, HOD 344.76, LOD 326.00, EOD 340.97; SHPGY gain 3.12, HOD 80.80, LOD 79.54, EOD 80.69; TEVA gain 0.12, HOD 54.79, LOD 53.69, EOD 54.39; NFLX gain 2.40, HOD 194.84, LOD 189.57, EOD 193.86; ARMH shed 0.10, HOD 26.44, LOD 25.68, EOD 25.87.
Market trends on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) and stock market indicators for the trading session today:
Advanced stock prices 271, declined stock prices 222, unchanged stock prices 30, stock prices hitting new highs 27 and stock prices hitting new lows 37.
Chicago Board of Trade Futures Market for the day, at time of this posting:
E-mini S&P 500 (ES) Mar 11: EOD 1291.50; Change 2.00
E-mini NASDAQ-100 (NQ) Mar 11: EOD 2,328.00; Change 8.00
E-mini DOW $5 (YM) Mar 11: EOD 11,790; Change 65
Nikkei 225 (Yen) Mar 11: EOD 10,570; Change -5
World Currencies for the Forex Market, for Forex Trading by active Forex Traders, at time of this posting:
Euro 0.7472 to U.S. Dollars 1.34
Japanese Yen 82.5950 to U.S. Dollars 0.0121
British Pound 0.6269 to U.S. Dollars 1.60
Canadian Dollar 0.9928 to U.S. Dollars 1.01
Swiss Franc 0.9638 to U.S. Dollars 1.04
Energy Sector - Nymex:
Light Crude (February 11) shed $0.16, EOD $91.38 per barrel ($US per barrel)
Heating Oil (February 11) gain $0.00, EOD $2.65 a gallon ($US per gallon)
Natural Gas (February 11) shed $0.05, EOD $4.42 per million BTU ($US per mmbtu.)
Unleaded Gas (February 11) shed $0.01, EOD $2.48 a gallon ($US per gallon)
Metals Markets - Comex:
Gold (February 11) gain $7.70, EOD $1,368.20 ($US per Troy ounce)
Silver (March 11) gain $0.59, EOD $28.91 ($US per Troy ounce)
Platinum (April 11) shed $12.30, EOD $1,828.30 ($US per Troy ounce)
Copper (March 11) gain $0.01, EOD $4.43 ($US per pound)
Livestock and Meat Markets - Chicago Mercantile Exchange (cents per lb.):
Lean Hogs (April 11) gain 1.52, EOD 86.80
Pork Bellies (February 11) unchanged, EOD 106.00
Live Cattle (April 11) unchanged, EOD 113.75
Feeder Cattle (March 11) gain 0.65, EOD 127.95
Other Commodities - Chicago Board of Trade (cents per bushel):
Corn (March 11) gain 10.75, EOD 659.50
Soybeans (March 11) shed 9.25, EOD 1,413.25
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