XML to XML Transformation with XSLT

I have worked with XML transformations before and done so successfully but I can't figure out what I am doing wrong with this one and it should be simple. So I thought I'd reach out and throw someone a soft ball because I am sure I am going to feel stupid when someone else points out what the issue is.  The XML looks like this:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<TradeFeed xmlns="urn:tradefeed-xsd" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance">
	<Common>
		<BloombergFirmID>0000</BloombergFirmID>
		<TransactionNumber>1111111</TransactionNumber>
		<SecurityIdentifierFlag>1</SecurityIdentifierFlag>
		<SecurityIdentifier>2222222A9</SecurityIdentifier>
	</Common>
</TradeFeed>

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Simple, right? The XSLT I put together looks like this:

<?xml version="1.0" ?>
	<xsl:stylesheet version="1.0"
     xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform">
		<xsl:output method="xml" version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" indent="yes"/>
		<xsl:template match="/">
    <TRADE>
		<BloombergFirmID><xsl:value-of select="TradeFeed/Common/BloombergFirmID"/></BloombergFirmID>
    </TRADE>
  </xsl:template>
  </xsl:stylesheet>

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And what I get looks like this:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<TRADE>
  <BloombergFirmID></BloombergFirmID>
</TRADE>

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I did try putting
<xsl:apply-templates/>
into the mix but all i got was a list of all the values in the XML document and ignoring anything after that.

Like I said this should not be that hard but I am obviously suffering from some mental lapse here so any help would be appreciated.

Thanks.
Russell Scheinberg, MCSE Business IntelligenceSr. Business Intelligence AnalystAsked:
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zc2Commented:
You need an explicit declaration of the namespace (I named it "t" in the following sample), like
<?xml version="1.0"?>
<xsl:stylesheet version="1.0" xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform" xmlns:t="urn:tradefeed-xsd" exclude-result-prefixes="t">
	<xsl:output method="xml" version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" indent="yes"/>
	<xsl:template match="/">
		<TRADE>
			<BloombergFirmID>
				<xsl:value-of select="t:TradeFeed/t:Common/t:BloombergFirmID"/>
			</BloombergFirmID>
		</TRADE>
	</xsl:template>
</xsl:stylesheet>

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Russell Scheinberg, MCSE Business IntelligenceSr. Business Intelligence AnalystAuthor Commented:
Well that was fast and really did the trick. Thanks so much.
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zc2Commented:
You are welcome.
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