The Daily – February 6th, 2015

February 6th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The unemployment rate in Canada was reported at 6.6%, slightly below estimates of 6.7%. The Participation Rate in Canada was reported at 65.7%, in line with estimates. The net change in employment in January was reported…

The Daily – February 5th, 2015

February 5th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Imports and Exports in Canada were reported at $44.70B and $44.06B, respectively. Both figures were above estimates. The trade balance in the U.S. was reported at -$46.56B, below estimates of -$38B. Initial Jobless claims in the…

The Daily – February 4th, 2015

February 4th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Ivey Purchasing Managers Index in Canada, which measures business conditions in Canada, was reported at 45.4, below estimates of 53.9. ADP Employment change in the U.S. was reported at 213K, below estimates of 225K. The…

The Daily – February 3rd, 2015

February 3rd, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Industrial Product Price Index in Canada was reportedly down 1.6% in month-over-month terms, below estimates of a 0.5% drop. The Raw Materials Price Index in Canada was reportedly down 7.6%, above estimates of an 8%…

The Daily – February 2nd, 2015

February 2nd, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Personal Income in the U.S. was reportedly up 0.3% in December, above estimates of 0.2%. Personal Consumption Expenditure was reportedly down 0.2% and up 0.7% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively, in December in the U.S….

The Daily – January 30th, 2015

January 30th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Annualized GDP in the U.S. for the fourth quarter was reported at 2.6%, below estimates of 3.3%. GDP growth in Canada was reportedly down 0.2% in November in month-over-month terms, below estimates of being flat. The…

The Daily – January 29th, 2015

January 29th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Pending Home Sales in the U.S. were reportedly down 3.7% and up 6.1% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. Initial Jobless Claims in the U.S. were reported at 265K, below estimates of 300K. Continuing Jobless Claims…

The Daily – January 28th, 2015

January 28th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS MBA Mortgage Applications in the U.S. were reportedly down 3.2%. The Import Price Index in Germany was reportedly down 1.7% and 3.7% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. The Consumer Price Index in Australia was reportedly…

The Daily – January 27th, 2015

January 27th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Redbook Index, which measures same-store sales growth in U.S. general merchandisers in the U.S. was reportedly down 3.6% and up 3.2% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. The S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices were reportedly up…

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