The Daily – June 24th, 2015

June 24th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The GDP index for Q1 in the U.S. was -0.1%, or -0.2% annualized. MBA Mortgage Applications in the U.S. were reportedly up 1.6%. BBA Mortgage Approvals in the U.K. were 42.5K, slightly below estimates. Commodities: Oil…

The Daily – June 18th, 2015

June 18th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Consumer Price Index in the U.S. was reportedly up 0.4% and 0.0% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. The Consumer Price Index Core was up 0.1% and 1.7% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms. Initial jobless…

The Daily – June 17th, 2015

June 17th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Wholesale sales in Canada, were up 1.9% in month-over-month terms, above estimates. MBA Mortgage Applications in the U.S. were down 5.5%. Construction output in the Eurozone was up 0.3% and flat in month-over-month and year-over-year terms,…

The Daily – June 16th, 2015

June 15th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Foreign portfolio investment in Canadian securities was reported at $12.94B. Canadian portfolio investment in foreign securities was reported at $6.56B. Building permits in the U.S. were reportedly up 1.275M, above estimates of 1.093M. Housing Starts in…

The Daily – June 15th, 2015

June 15th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Industrial Production in the U.S. was down 0.2% in month-over-month terms, below estimates. The NY Empire State Manufacturing Index was reported at -1.98 in June, below estimates of 5.2. Capacity utilization in the U.S. was quoted…

The Monthly – June 2015

June 2015 The Monthly   With this commentary, we plan to communicate with you every month about our thoughts on the markets, some snap-shots of metrics, a section on behavioural investing and finally an update on some of the people at MacNicol & Associates Asset…

The Daily – June 12th, 2015

June 12th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Producer Price Index in the U.S. was up 0.5% and down 1.1% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. Industrial Production in the Eurozone was up 0.1% and 0.8% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. Both…

The Daily – June 11th, 2015

June 11th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The New Housing Price Index in Canada was up 0.1% and up 1.1% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms.  Retail sales, including and excluding autos, both beat estimates in the U.S., up 1.3% and 1.2% in month-over-month…

The Daily – June 10th, 2015

June 10th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS MBA Mortgage Applications in the U.S. were reportedly up 8.4% in the U.S. Industrial production in Great Britain was up 0.4% and 1.2% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms. Both figures were above estimates. Commodities: Gold rose…

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