Daily Market Commentary for January 19, 2011
Today's report from Goldman Sachs left stocks mixed early in the session. (Read more at Millennium-Traders.Com
Economic data released today:
MBA Mortgage Applications:
U.S. MBA Refinance Index rose 7.7% at 2,390.7; Last Week 2,219.2; U.S. MBA Purchase Index fell 1.9% at 188.8; Last Week 192.4; U.S. MBA Market Index rose 5.0% at 507.0; Last Week 482.7.
Building Permits rose 16.7% to 635K Rate in December.
November Housing Starts Revised to +3.8% from +3.9%; U.S. December Housing Starts fell 4.3% to 529K; Compared to Consensus of a decrease by 0.2%.
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 11.20 points, EOD 11,826.73
NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) shed 89.96 EOD 8,100.95
National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) shed 42.56 points, EOD 2,723.29
S&P 500 (SPX) shed 13.95 points, EOD 1,281.07
BEL 20 (BEL20) shed 17.07 points, EOD 2,640.78
CAC 40 (CAC40) shed 35.97 points, EOD 3,976.71
FTSE100 (UKX100) shed 79.73 points, EOD 5,976.70
NIKKEI 225 (NIK/O) gain 38.12 points, EOD 10,557.10
New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
Advanced stock prices 699, declined stock prices 2,383, unchanged stock prices 76, stock prices hitting new highs 186 and stock prices hitting new lows 21. 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: GS shed 8.43, HOD 171.49, LOD 165.86, EOD 166.29; FAS shed 1.95, HOD 30.74, LOD 29.00, EOD 29.20; CLF shed 3.71, HOD 91.42, LOD 87.26, EOD 87.35; MCP shed 2.32, HOD 48.39, LOD 44.77, EOD 45.00; IOC shed 3.26, HOD 76.50, LOD 69.29, EOD 73.01; ESI shed 3.01, HOD 66.86, LOD 62.66, EOD 63.01; CRM shed 3.74, HOD 144.84, LOD 138.82, EOD 140.64.
National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
Advanced stock prices 480, declined stock prices 2,236, unchanged stock prices 64, stock prices hitting new highs 148 and stock prices hitting new lows 15. 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 2.78, HOD 348.60, LOD 336.86, EOD 337.96; CREE shed 9.20, HOD 55.56, LOD 53.17, EOD 53.53; NFLX shed 2.64, HOD 193.68, LOD 189.02, EOD 191.03; BIDU shed 0.88, HOD 108.96, LOD 106.66, EOD 107.30.
Market trends on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) and stock market indicators for the trading session today:
Advanced stock prices 144, declined stock prices 358, unchanged stock prices 26, stock prices hitting new highs 11 and stock prices hitting new lows 8.
Chicago Board of Trade Futures Market for the day, at time of this posting:
E-mini S&P 500 (ES) Mar 11: EOD 1277.50; Change -17.25
E-mini NASDAQ-100 (NQ) Mar 11: EOD 2,298.25; Change -32.50
E-mini DOW $5 (YM) Mar 11: EOD 11,770; Change -41
Nikkei 225 (Yen) Mar 11: EOD 10,445; Change -130
World Currencies for the Forex Market, for Forex Trading by active Forex Traders, at time of this posting:
Euro 0.7427 to U.S. Dollars 1.35
Japanese Yen 82.0650 to U.S. Dollars 0.0122
British Pound 0.6255 to U.S. Dollars 1.60
Canadian Dollar 0.9960 to U.S. Dollars 1.00
Swiss Franc 0.9548 to U.S. Dollars 1.05
Energy Sector - Nymex:
Light Crude (February 11) shed $0.52, EOD $90.86 per barrel ($US per barrel)
Heating Oil (February 11) gain $0.01, EOD $2.66 a gallon ($US per gallon)
Natural Gas (February 11) gain $0.13, EOD $4.42 per million BTU ($US per mmbtu.)
Unleaded Gas (February 11) gain $0.00, EOD $2.48 a gallon ($US per gallon)
Metals Markets - Comex:
Gold (February 11) gain $2.00, EOD $1,370.20 ($US per Troy ounce)
Silver (March 11) shed $0.11, EOD $28.80 ($US per Troy ounce)
Platinum (April 11) gain $9.80, EOD $1,838.10 ($US per Troy ounce)
Copper (March 11) shed $0.05, EOD $4.37 ($US per pound)
Livestock and Meat Markets - Chicago Mercantile Exchange (cents per lb.):
Lean Hogs (April 11) shed 0.32, EOD 86.40
Pork Bellies (February 11) unchanged, EOD 106.00
Live Cattle (April 11) shed 0.50, EOD 113.25
Feeder Cattle (March 11) shed 0.47, EOD 127.48
Other Commodities - Chicago Board of Trade (cents per bushel):
Corn (March 11) shed 18.25, EOD 641.25
Soybeans (March 11) shed 1.75, EOD 1,411.50
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