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…

The Daily – September 3rd, 2014

September 3rd Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS MBA Mortgage Applications in the U.S. were reportedly up 0.2%. The Redbook Index, which measures same-store sales growth in the U.S., was reportedly up 0.7% and 4.9% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. Retail Sales in the…

The Daily – August 21st 2014

August 21st Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Initial Jobless claims in the U.S. were reported at 298K, below estimates of 300K. Continuing Jobless Claims in the U.S. were reported at 2.5M, below estimates of 2.518M. Markit Manufacturing PMI in the U.S. was reported at…

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