Daily Market Commentary for March 22, 2011
Rallies came to a halt today as investors digested the latest market update. (Read more at http://www.millennium-traders.com/news/marketupdatemarketcommentarymarch222011.aspx
Economic data released today:
House Price Index:
U.S. FHFA December House Prices Revised to -1.0% from -0.3%; U.S. FHFA House Prices Fell 0.3% from December to January; U.S. FHFA January Monthly House Price Index at 186.5; U.S. FHFA House Prices Fell 3.9% in January from Year Ago.
Richmond Manufacturing Index:
March Retail Revenues Index fell 12 versus February decrease by 12; March Manufacturing Shipments Index 23 versus February 29; March Services Revenues Index 14 versus February 11; March Manufacturing Index 20 versus February 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 17.83 points, EOD 12,018.70
NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) shed 52.40, EOD 8,413.05
National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) shed 8.14 points, EOD 2,683.95
S&P 500 (SPX) shed 4.36 points, EOD 1,294.02
BEL 20 (BEL20) shed 17.22 points, EOD 2,610.20
CAC 40 (CAC40) shed 11.74 points, EOD 3,892.71
FTSE100 (UKX100) shed 23.38 points, EOD 5,762.71
NIKKEI 225 (NIK/O) triple digit gain 401.57 points, EOD 9,608.32
New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
Advanced stock prices 1,309, declined stock prices 1,727, unchanged stock prices 111, stock prices hitting new highs 102 and stock prices hitting new lows 10. 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: CP shed 1.75, HOD 64.58, LOD 62.97, EOD 64.00; AGQ gain 2.81, HOD 211.50, LOD 205.25, EOD 210.56; WAG shed 2.78, HOD 40.10, LOD 38.45, EOD 39.19; EOG gain 1.96, HOD 114.43, LOD 112.01, EOD 113.36; IOC shed 1.86, HOD 81.92, LOD 74.89, EOD 77.38.
National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
Advanced stock prices 1,071, declined stock prices 1,561, unchanged stock prices 114, stock prices hitting new highs 73 and stock prices hitting new lows 32. 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: NFLX gain 8.55, HOD 222.70, LOD 218.00, EOD 221.39; AAPL gain 1.90, HOD 342.62, LOD 339.14, EOD 341.20; DWSN gain 1.00, HOD 44.97, LOD 43.27, EOD 43.70; FFIV shed 3.93, HOD 96.60, LOD 91.10, EOD 91.67; ADTN shed 3.11, HOD 44.30, LOD 40.66, EOD 40.91.
Market trends on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) and stock market indicators for the trading session today:
Advanced stock prices 228, declined stock prices 242, unchanged stock prices 38, stock prices hitting new highs 4 and stock prices hitting new lows 5.
Chicago Board of Trade Futures Market for the day, at time of this posting:
E-mini S&P 500 (ES) Mar 10: EOD 1288.75; Change -4.25
E-mini NASDAQ-100 (NQ) Mar 10: EOD 2,258.50; Change 4.00
E-mini DOW $5 (YM) Mar 10: EOD 11,961; Change -2
Nikkei 225 (Yen) Mar 10: EOD 9540; Change 35
World Currencies for the Forex Market, for Forex Trading by active Forex Traders, at time of this posting:
Euro 0.7042 to U.S. Dollars 1.42
Japanese Yen 80.9050 to U.S. Dollars 0.0124
British Pound 0.6103 to U.S. Dollars 1.6400
Canadian Dollar 0.9796 to U.S. Dollars 1.02
Swiss Franc 0.9032 to U.S. Dollars 1.11
Energy Sector - Nymex:
Light Crude (April 11) gain $1.87, EOD $104.20 per barrel ($US per barrel)
Heating Oil (April 11) gain $0.02, EOD $3.05 a gallon ($US per gallon)
Natural Gas (April 11) shed $0.09, EOD $4.25 per million BTU ($US per mmbtu.)
Unleaded Gas (April 11) shed $0.00, EOD $3.00 a gallon ($US per gallon)
Metals Markets - Comex:
Gold (April 11) gain $1.20, EOD $1,427.60 ($US per Troy ounce)
Silver (May 11) gain $0.26, EOD $36.27 ($US per Troy ounce)
Platinum (April 11) shed $5.50, EOD $1,739.40 ($US per Troy ounce)
Copper (May 11) gain $0.02, EOD $4.31 ($US per pound)
Livestock and Meat Markets - Chicago Mercantile Exchange (cents per lb.):
Lean Hogs (June 11) gain $0.52, EOD $101.50
Pork Bellies (March 11) unchanged, EOD $117.00
Live Cattle (June 11) gain $0.17, EOD $117.00
Feeder Cattle (August 11) gain $1.02, EOD $135.18
Other Commodities - Chicago Board of Trade (cents per bushel):
Corn (May 11) gain $0.25, EOD $686.75
Soybeans (May 11) gain $2.50, EOD $1,365.50
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