unflappable-isomorphic-deez
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Author Topic: Holiday Retail Sales  (Read 435 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

MTnews

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 734
  • Karma: 1
    • View Profile
Holiday Retail Sales
« on: January 07, 2010, 03:38:45 PM »
Daily Market Commentary for January 7, 2010

Holiday Retail Sales

Retailers were happy to see that holiday retail sales were better than expected for December, raising 4Q profits. (Read more at Millennium-Traders.Com)

Economic data released today:

Initial Jobless Claims:
U.S. Jobless Claims rose 1K to 434K in week ending January 2; compared to survey of an increase by 8K; U.S. Continuing Claims for week of December 26 179K to 4,802,000; U.S. Jobless Claims Revised for week of December 26 to 433K from 432K.

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 31.44 points, EOD 10,605.12
NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) gain 15.20, EOD 7,392.90
National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) shed 2.06 points, EOD 2,299.03
S&P 500 (SPX) gain 4.51 points, EOD 1,141.65
BEL 20 (BEL20) shed 5.75 points, EOD 2,590.68
CAC 40 (CAC40) gain 7.13 points, EOD 4,024.80
FTSE100 (UKX100) shed 3.32 points, EOD 5,056.82
NIKKEI 225 (NIK/O) gain 59.53 points, EOD 10,767.35

New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
Advanced stock prices 1,883 declined stock prices 1,222, unchanged stock prices 79, stock prices hitting new highs 334 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: ID shed 0.08, HOD 7.32, LOD 6.96, EOD 7.28; GME shed 3.57, HOD 21.17, LOD 19.42, EOD 20.46; MA shed 1.67, HOD 254.06, LOD 250.98, EOD 253.89; FAS gain 4.60, HOD 87.14, LOD 81.23, EOD 86.06; CME gain 0.42, HOD 342.11, LOD 338.12, EOD 340.23; RUE gain 1.05, HOD 31.24, LOD 29.87, EOD 30.60; CBK shed 0.98, HOD 7.15, LOD 6.60, EOD 6.68.

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
Advanced stock prices 1,600, declined stock prices 1,144, unchanged stock prices 112, stock prices hitting new highs 127 and stock prices hitting new lows 6. 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: SHLD gain 10.31, HOD 101.85, LOD 96.10, EOD 99.18; AAPL shed 0.39, HOD 212.00, LOD 209.05, EOD 210.58; TSRA shed 3.37, HOD 20.36, LOD 19.28, EOD 20.02; ZUMZ gain 1.98, HOD 15.74, LOD 14.51, EOD 14.66; BIDU shed 7.87, HOD 411.55, LOD 402.05, EOD 404.63; CTSH shed 1.79, HOD 47.48, LOD 45.42, EOD 45.54; FSLR gain 0.46, HOD 142.46, LOD 138.91, EOD 140.48; WYNN gain 1.43, HOD 68.48, LOD 66.08, EOD 68.39; INSP gain 2.07, HOD 12.16, LOD 10.87, EOD 11.59; BBBY gain 0.65, HOD 41.59, LOD 40.70, EOD 41.54; HOTT shed 0.49, HOD 5.57, LOD 5.33, EOD 5.47.

Market trends on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) and stock market indicators for the trading session today:
Advanced stock prices 309, declined stock prices 200, unchanged stock prices 38, stock prices hitting new highs 30 and stock prices hitting new lows n/a.

Chicago Board of Trade Futures Market for the day, at time of this posting:
E-mini S&P 500 (ES) Mar 10: EOD 1137.25; Change 4.25
E-mini NASDAQ-100 (NQ) Mar 10: EOD 1,872.25; Change -6.25
E-mini DOW $5 (YM) Mar 10: EOD 10,547; Change 31
E-mini S&P MidCap 400 (MF) Mar 10: EOD 745.80; Change 3.70
Nikkei 225 (Yen) Mar 10: EOD 10,760; Change -10

World Currencies for the Forex Market, for Forex Trading by active Forex Traders, at time of this posting:
Euro 0.6982 U.S. Dollars 1.4323
Japanese Yen 93.2300 to U.S. Dollars 0.0107
British Pound 0.6274 to U.S. Dollars 1.5940
Canadian Dollar 1.0348 to U.S. Dollars 0.9664
Swiss Franc 1.0329 to U.S. Dollars 0.9681

COMMODITY MARKETS:
Energy Sector - Nymex:
Light Crude (January 10) shed $0.52, EOD $82.66 per barrel ($US per barrel)
Heating Oil (February 10) shed $0.02, EOD $2.18 a gallon ($US per gallon)
Natural Gas (March 10) shed $0.19, EOD $5.76 per million BTU ($US per mmbtu.)
Unleaded Gas (January 10) unchanged $0.00, EOD $2.13 a gallon ($US per gallon)

Metals Markets - Comex:
Gold (February 10) shed $2.90, EOD $1,133.60 ($US per Troy ounce)
Silver (March 10) gain $0.18, EOD $18.35 ($US per Troy ounce)
Platinum (April 10) gain $3.60, EOD $1,562.00 ($US per Troy ounce)
Copper (March 10) shed $0.07, EOD $3.43 ($US per pound)

Livestock and Meat Markets - Chicago Mercantile Exchange (cents per lb.):
Lean Hogs (February 10) gain $0.53, EOD $67.10
Pork Bellies (February 10) shed $0.20, EOD $87.40
Live Cattle (February 10) shed $0.03, EOD $85.93
Feeder Cattle (March 10) gain $0.08, EOD $96.83

Other Commodities - Chicago Board of Trade (cents per bushel):
Corn (march 10) shed $4.25, EOD $417.50
Soybeans (January 10) shed $33.00, EOD $1,026.00

BOND MARKET:
2 year EOD 99 30/32, change -2/32, Yield 1.02, Yield change 0.03
5 year EOD 100 2/32, change -5/32, Yield 2.60 Yield change 0.03
10 year EOD 96 10/32, change -5/32, Yield 3.82 Yield change 0.02                     
30 year EOD 95, change -8/32, Yield 4.68, change 0.01

Access upcoming scheduled economic data anytime by viewing the Economic Calendar from Millennium-Traders, free access to visitors on our website.

Visitors may subscribe to our free Weekly Market News for a review of the previous weeks trading news plus, view upcoming economic data scheduled for the week ahead.

Review current edition as well as, archives of the News & Commentary plus, view complete details of calls made in our Trading Rooms and stock picks from our Swing Trading service. Traders should review our FREE Monthly Trading Lesson posted on our website.
 
Thanks for reading
Millennium-Traders.Com

Tags:
 

Related Topics

  Subject / Started by Replies Last post
0 Replies
894 Views
Last post January 09, 2008, 10:59:24 AM
by The Web Team
0 Replies
626 Views
Last post January 14, 2009, 04:23:59 PM
by MTnews
0 Replies
679 Views
Last post August 13, 2009, 03:46:18 PM
by MTnews
0 Replies
692 Views
Last post September 29, 2009, 08:36:43 AM
by godoftrading
0 Replies
490 Views
Last post December 11, 2009, 03:45:34 PM
by MTnews
0 Replies
438 Views
Last post August 05, 2010, 03:26:08 PM
by MTnews
0 Replies
439 Views
Last post November 15, 2010, 03:34:19 PM
by MTnews
0 Replies
449 Views
Last post December 14, 2010, 03:28:45 PM
by MTnews
0 Replies
399 Views
Last post January 06, 2011, 03:20:38 PM
by MTnews
0 Replies
688 Views
Last post October 14, 2011, 03:18:08 PM
by MTnews