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The Daily – May 4th, 2015

May 4th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Markit Manufacturing PMI in the Eurozone was reported at 52, slightly above estimates. A Sentix survey of investor confidence was reported at 19.6, slightly below estimates. The HSBC Manufacturing PMI for China was reported at…

The Daily – May 1st, 2015

May 1st, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The RBC Manufacturing PMI for Canada was reported at 49. The Markit Manufacturing PMI for the U.S. was reported at 54.1. Construction spending in the U.S. came in below estimates, dropping 0.6%. Consumer Confidence for the…

The Daily – April 30th, 2015

April 30th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Personal Consumption Expenditures in the U.S. were reportedly up 0.2% and 0.3% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. Initial Jobless claims in the U.S. were 262L. below estimates of 290K. Continuing jobless claims were 2.253M in…

The Daily – April 28th, 2015

April 28th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Redbook Index, which measures same-store sales growth in U.S. general merchandisers, was up 0.2% and 1.4% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. The S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices were up 5%, above estimates of 4.7%. GDP…

The Daily – April 27th, 2015

April 27th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Import Prices in Germany were up 1% and down 1.4% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. Commodities: Oil traded near the highest price since December on concern that Middle East supplies may be disrupted as Saudi…

The Daily – April 24th, 2015

April 24th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Durable Goods orders in the U.S. were up 4% in March, above estimates of a 0.6% rise. Durable goods orders excluding transportation fell 0.2%, below estimates of 0.3% growth. Commodities: Gold declined, extending a second weekly…

The Daily – April 23rd, 2015

April 23rd, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Initial Jobless Claims in the U.S. were reported at 295K, slightly above estimates of 290K. Continuing Jobless claims in the U.S. were 2.325M, slightly above estimates as well. The Market Manufacturing PMI was 54.2, missing estimates…

The Daily – April 22nd, 2015

April 22nd, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS MBA Mortgage Applications in the U.S. were reportedly up 2.3%. The U.S. Housing Price Index was reportedly up 0.7% in month-over-month terms. Commodities: Oil fell for a second day before U.S. government data that’s forecast to…

The Daily – April 21st, 2015

April 21st, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The wholesale sales in Canada were reportedly down 0.4%, below estimates of 0%. The Redbook index, which measures same-store sales of U.S. general merchandise companies, was reportedly up 0.1% and 0.8% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms,…

The Daily – April 20th, 2015

April 20th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Chicago Fed National Activity Index was down 0.42 points in March. The construction output in the Eurozone was reportedly down 1.8% and 3.7% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. Commodities: Gold held above $1,200 an…

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