The Daily – January 21st, 2016

January 21st, 2016 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Continuing Jobless claims in the US were quoted at 2.2M, slightly below estimates. Initial Jobless Claims were reported at 293K, above estimates of 278K. Consumer Confidence in the Eurozone was reported at -6.3, slightly worse than…

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As of late, we at MacNicol & Associates Asset Management have been performing an increased number of obligation free portfolio reviews, which we offer to any individual who may be interested in obtaining a second opinion on their account holdings and management. Through this, we…

The Daily – January 20th, 2016

January 20th, 2016 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Consumer Price Index in the US was down 0.1% and 0.7% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. Housing Starts in the US were up. 1.15M, slightly below estimates. Building permits were slightly ahead of estimates…

The Daily – January 19th, 2016

January 19th, 2016 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Canadian investment in foreign securities was listed at $16.46B in November, while foreign investment in Canadian securities was only $2.6B over the same period. The Consumer Price Index in the Eurozone was flat in month-over-month terms…

The Daily – January 18th, 2016

January 18th, 2016 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Housing Price Index in China was up 1.6% in December. Industrial Production in Japan was down 0.9% and up 1.7% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. Commodities: Gold climbed for a second day as a global…

The Daily – January 15th, 2016

January 15th, 2016 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Retail Sales in the US, excluding Autos, were reportedly down 0.1%, below estimates of 0.2% growth. Industrial Production in the US was down 0.4% in month-over-month terms, also below estimates. The Reuters/Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index in…

The Daily – January 13th, 2016

January 13th, 2016 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS MBA mortgage applications in the US were up 21.3%. Industrial Production in the Eurozone was down 0.7% and up 1.1% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. Commodities: Oil bounced back after tumbling below $30 a barrel for…

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