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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…

The Daily – September 15th, 2015

September 15th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Manufacturing Shipments in Canada were up by 1.7%, above expectations of 1%. The Consumer Price Index in the U.S. was down 0.1% and up 0.2% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. The NAHB Housing Market Index…

The Daily – September 14th, 2015

September 14th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Industrial Production in the Eurozone was up 0.6% and 1.9% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. The Consumer Price Index in Italy was up 0.2% in both month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. Commodities: Oil extended its…

The Daily – September 11th, 2015

September 11th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Producer Price Index in the U.S. was flat and down 0.8% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. Excluding Food and Energy, the Producer Price Index in the U.S. was up 0.3% and 0.9% in month-over-month…

The Daily – September 10th, 2015

September 10th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Capacity Utilization in Canada was reported at  81.3%, slightly below estimates of 81.7%. The New Housing Price Index in Canada was up 0.1% and 1.3% in month-over-month. Initial Jobless claims in the U.S. were reported at…

The Daily – September 9th, 2015

September 9th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Bank of Canada held their key interest rate steady at 0.5%, as expected. Housing starts in Canada were reported at 216.9K, above expectations. Building permits in Canada fell by 0.6% month-over-month, ahead of expectations. JOLTS…

The Daily – September 8th, 2015

September 8th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The NFIB Business Optimism Index in the U.S. was reported at 95.9, slightly below estimates. Eurozone GDP was up 0.4% and 1.5% in quarter-over-quarter and year-over-year terms, respectively. Commodities: Brent crude oil rose on Tuesday as…

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