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The Daily – October 6th, 2015

October 6th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS International Merchandise Trade in August in Canada was reported at -$2.53B, below estimates of -$1.20B. The Redbook Index, which measures same-store sales growth of U.S. general merchandiser companies, was down 1.6% and up 0.7% in month-over-month…

The Daily – October 5th, 2015

October 5th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Markit PMI Composite for the Eurozone was reported at 53.6, slightly below estimates. Retail Sales in the Eurozone were flat and up 2.3% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. Both were ahead of expectations. Commodities:…

The Daily – October 1st, 2015

October 1st, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The RBC Manufacturing PMI in Canada was reported at 48.6. Initial Jobless Claims in the U.S. were reported at 277K, above estimates of 270K. Continuing Jobless Claims in the U.S. were reported at 2.191M, slightly below…

The Daily – September 29th, 2015

September 29th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Redbook Index, which measures same-store sales growth of US general merchandising companies, was down 1.5% and up 0.9% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. Consumer Confidence in the US was reported at 103, above estimates…

The Daily – September 28th, 2015

September 28th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Personal Income in the U.S. grew by 0.3% in month-over-month terms, slightly below estimates. Pending Home Sales in the U.S. fell by 1.4% and grew by 6.1% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. Personal spending in…

The Daily – September 25th, 2015

September 25th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Annualized GDP in the U.S. for Q2 was quoted at 3.9%, above estimates of 3.7%. Personal consumption expenditure prices in the U.S. were up 2.2% in quarter-over-quarter terms. The M3 Money Supply in the Eurozone was…

The Daily – September 23rd, 2015

September 23rd, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Retail Sales in Canada were reportedly up 0.5% in month-over-month terms, in line with estimates. Retail Sales excluding Autos in Canada were flat and up 0.4% in month-over-month terms. MBA Mortgage Applications in the U.S. were…

The Daily – September 22nd, 2015

September 22nd, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Redbook Index, which measures same-store sales growth in U.S. general merchandising companies, was reportedly down 1.4% and up 0.9% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. The U.S. Housing Price Index was up 0.6% in month-over-month…

The Daily – September 18th, 2015

September 18th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Consumer Price Index in Canada was flat and up 1.3% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. Both figures were in line with estimates. The House Price index for China was down 2.3% in August. Commodities:…

The Daily – September 17th, 2015

September 17th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Q2 U.S. Current Account was reported at $109.7B, far above consensus of a $-$111.3B deficit. Continuing Jobless claims in the U.S. were listed at 2.237M, slightly below estimates. Building permits in the U.S. were up…

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