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The Daily – September 23rd, 2014

September 23rd Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Overall retail sales in Canada were reportedly down 0.1% in month-over-month terms, with retail sales excluding autos falling 0.6%. The Redbook Index, which measures same-store sales growth in the U.S., was reportedly down 0.6% and up 3.7%…

The Daily – September 22nd, 2014

September 22nd Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Industrial sales in Italy were reportedly down 1.3% in year-over-year terms. Commodities: Brent crude declined for the third time in four days after China’s finance minister damped speculation that the government will boost economic stimulus. Gold traded…

The Daily – September 17th, 2014

September 19th Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Consumer Price Index in Canada was reportedly flat and up 2.1% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. Both figures were in line with estimates. The consumer price index core in Canada was reportedly up 0.5% and…

The Daily – September 17th, 2014

September 17th Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Consumer Price Index in the U.S. was reportedly down 0.2% and up 1.7% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. MBA Mortgage applications in the U.S. were reportedly up 7.9%. Construction Output in the Eurozone was reportedly…

The Daily – September 16th, 2014

September 16th Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Manufacturing Shipments in Canada were reportedly up 2.5%, above estimates of 1%. The Producer Price Index in the U.S. was reportedly flat and up 1.8% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. The Redbook Index, which measures same-store…

The Daily – September 11th, 2014

September 11th Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS New Housing Prices in Canada were reportedly flat and up 1.5% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. Initial Jobless Claims in the U.S. were reported at 315K, while continuing jobless claims were reported at 2.487M.  Commodities: Brent…

The Daily – September 10th, 2014

September 10th Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Capacity Utilization in Canada was reported at 82.7%. MBA Mortgage Applications were reportedly down 7.2% in the U.S. Commodities: Brent held below $100 a barrel for the longest period since April 2013, amid speculation that slowing economic…

The Daily – September 9th, 2014

September 9th Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Housing starts in Canada were reportedly up 192.4K in August, in year-over-year terms, coming in slightly below estimates. The NFIB Business Optimism Index for the U.S. was reported at 96.1, above estimates of 95.9. Industrial Production in…

The Daily – September 8th, 2014

September 8th Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Building Permits in Canada were reportedly up 11.8% in month-over-month terms in July, far above estimates of -10%. A Sentix Investor Confidence survey was reported at -9.8, below estimates of 2.0. Commodities: Brent crude fell below $100…

The Daily – September 5th, 2014

September 5th Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Unemployment Rate in Canada was reported at 7%, in line with estimates. The August Net Change in Employment in Canada was registered at -11K. The August participation rate in Canada was reported at 66%, slightly below…

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