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The Daily – July 27th, 2015

July 27th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Durable Goods orders in the U.S. were up 3.4% in June. The M3 Money Supply in the Eurozone was up 5%, slightly below estimates. Commodities: Oil extended losses in a bear market as a rebound in…

The Daily – July 23rd, 2015

July 23rd, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Retail Sales in Canada were up 0.9% and 1% in month-over-month terms, both excluding autos and including them, respectively. Both figures were above estimates.  Continuing jobless claims in the U.S. were reported at 2.207M, while initial…

The Daily – July 22nd, 2015

July 22nd, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS MBA Mortgage Applications in the U.S. were up 0.1%. Existing home sales in the U.S. were up 5.49M in month-over-month terms, or 3.2%. This figure was above estimates. Retail Sales in Italy were down 0.1% and…

The Daily – July 21st, 2015

July 21st, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Redbook Index, which measures same-store sales growth in U.S. general merchandising stores, was reportedly up 0.2% and up 1.2%. Foreign Direct Investment in China, year-to-date, was up 8% in year-over-year terms. Commodities: Gold advanced for…

The Daily – July 20th, 2015

July 20th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Wholesale Sales in Canada were down 1% in month-over-month terms, below estimates of flat movement. The House Price Index for China was down 4.9% in June. The Producer Price Index for Germany was down 0.1% and…

The Daily – July 15th, 2015

July 15th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Manufacturing Shipments in Canada were reportedly up 0.1% in month-over-month terms, below estimates. MBA Mortgage Applications were down 1.9% in the U.S. The NY Empire State Manufacturing Index was reported at 3.86, above estimates of 2.75….

The Daily – July 14th, 2015

July 14th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Redbook index, which measures same-store sales growth of U.S. general merchandisers, was up 0.3% and 1.4% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. The Import and Export indices for the U.S. were down 10% and down…

The Daily – July 13th, 2015

July 13th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Imports and Exports in China were down 6.1% and up 2.8% in year-over-year terms, respectively. Both figures were above expectations. Industrial Production in Japan was down 2.1% in month-over-month terms. Commodities: Oil extended its decline after…

The Daily – July 6th, 2015

July 6th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS A Sentix survey of Investor Confidence for the Eurozone was reported at 18.5, above estimates of 15. Factory orders in Germany were down 0.2% and up 4.7% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. Commodities: Brent slid…

The Daily – June 30th, 2015

June 30th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Redbook Index, which measures same-store sales growth of U.S. general merchandising stores, was down 1.5% and up 1.7% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. The S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices were up 4.9% in year-over-year terms,…

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