Daily Market Commentary for January 25, 2011
Stocks were falling today after a disappointing report on home prices. (Read more at Millennium-Traders.Com
Economic data released today:
U.S. ICSC/Goldman Sachs Chain Store Sales fell 1.2% in Week of January 22; U.S. ICSC/Goldman Sachs Chain Store Sales rose 2.8% on Year.
U.S. Retail Sales First 3 Weeks January fell 0.7% versus December; U.S. Retail Sales First 3 Weeks January rose 2.5% versus January a Year-Ago; U.S. Retail Sales rose 2.3% Week Ended January 22 versus a Year Ago.
S&P/CS Home Price Indices Composite - 20 (YoY):
S&P Case-Shiller November 10-City Home Price Index fell 0.4% YoY; S&P Case-Shiller November 10-City Home Price Index fell 0.8% MoM; S&P Case-Shiller November 20-City Home Price Index fell 1.0% MoM.
CB Consumer Confidence:
Conference Board January Expectations Index 80.3 versus December 72.3; Conf Board January Present Situation Index 31.0 versus December 24.9; U.S. Conference Board January Consumer Confidence 60.6 versus December 53.3.
Richmond Manufacturing Index:
January Retail Revenues Index 33 versus December 25; January Services Revenues Index 12 versus December 21; January Manufacturing Shipments Index 23 versus December 30; January Manufacturing Index 18 versus December 25.
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 3.33 points, EOD 11,997.19
NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) shed 16.46, EOD 8,140.96
National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) shed 0.36 points, EOD 2,717.19
S&P 500 (SPX) shed 0.19 points, EOD 1,290.65
BEL 20 (BEL20) shed 1.49 points, EOD 2,660.88
CAC 40 (CAC40) shed 13.59 points, EOD 4,019.62
FTSE100 (UKX100) shed 26.14 points, EOD 5,917.71
NIKKEI 225 (NIK/O) triple digit gain 119.31 points, EOD 10,464.42
New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
Advanced stock prices 1,580, declined stock prices 1,462, unchanged stock prices 111, stock prices hitting new highs 108 and stock prices hitting new lows 18. 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: CRM shed 3.77, HOD 127.42, LOD 122.03, EOD 124.06; CF shed 1.58, HOD 132.24, LOD 127.58, EOD 130.69; CME shed 3.22, HOD 309.46, LOD 301.22, EOD 306.33; BLK gain 4.62, HOD 199.87, LOD 194.92, EOD 198.20; VMW shed 3.45, HOD 85.37, LOD 82.12, EOD 84.28.
National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
Advanced stock prices 1,225, declined stock prices 1,446, unchanged stock prices 113, stock prices hitting new highs 61 and stock prices hitting new lows 23. 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: STRA shed 2.01, HOD 120.90, LOD 118.12, EOD 118.65; FSLR shed 5.67, HOD 158.71, LOD 149.65, EOD 150.73; BIDU shed 0.46, HOD 107.55, LOD 104.40, EOD 105.90; CREE gain 0.45, HOD 52.47, LOD 51.05, EOD 51.90; FFIV gain 0.97, HOD 107.95, LOD 102.66, EOD 107.53.
Market trends on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) and stock market indicators for the trading session today:
Advanced stock prices 201, declined stock prices 292, unchanged stock prices 31, stock prices hitting new highs 8 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 10: EOD 1287.00; Change -1.50
E-mini NASDAQ-100 (NQ) Mar 10: EOD 2,300.50; Change 2.50
E-mini DOW $5 (YM) Mar 10: EOD 11,926; Change -4
Nikkei 225 (Yen) Mar 10: EOD 10,420; Change 25
World Currencies for the Forex Market, for Forex Trading by active Forex Traders, at time of this posting:
Euro 0.7308 to U.S. Dollars 1.37
Japanese Yen 82.2450 to U.S. Dollars 0.0122
British Pound 0.6321 to U.S. Dollars 1.5800
Canadian Dollar 0.9978 to U.S. Dollars 1.00
Swiss Franc 0.9422 to U.S. Dollars 1.06
Energy Sector - Nymex:
Light Crude (March 11) shed $1.68, EOD $86.19 per barrel ($US per barrel)
Heating Oil (March 11) shed $0.02, EOD $2.60 a gallon ($US per gallon)
Natural Gas (February 11) shed $0.10, EOD $4.47 per million BTU ($US per mmbtu.)
Unleaded Gas (March 11) shed $0.06, EOD $2.37 gallon ($US per gallon)
Metals Markets - Comex:
Gold (February 11) shed $12.20, EOD $1,332.30 ($US per Troy ounce)
Silver (March 11) shed $0.51, EOD $26.80 ($US per Troy ounce)
Platinum (April 11) shed $32.30, EOD $1,787.30 ($US per Troy ounce)
Copper (March 11) shed $0.12, EOD $4.23 ($US per pound)
Livestock and Meat Markets - Chicago Mercantile Exchange (cents per lb.):
Lean Hogs (April 11) gain $0.90, EOD $87.15
Pork Bellies (February 11) unchanged, EOD $106.50
Live Cattle (April 11) shed $0.47, EOD $111.20
Feeder Cattle (March 11) shed $0.45, EOD $111.20
Other Commodities - Chicago Board of Trade (cents per bushel):
Corn (March 11) shed $11.25, EOD $644.00
Soybeans (March 11) shed $30.00, EOD $1,374.50
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