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The Daily – March 30th, 2015

March 30th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Industrial product price index in Canada was reportedly up 1.8% in month-over-month terms. The Raw Material Price Index in Canada was reportedly up 6.1%, above estimates of 5.1%. Personal Income in the U.S. was reportedly…

The Daily – March 27th, 2015

March 27th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Annualized GDP in the U.S. for the fourth quarter was reported at 2.2%, below estimates of 2.4%. Personal Consumption Expenditures in the U.S. were reportedly down 0.4% in quarter-over-quarter terms, in line with estimates. Retail sales…

The Daily – March 26th, 2015

March 26th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Markit Services PMI was reported at 58.5, above estimates of 57. The EIA Natural Gas Storage Change was reported at 12B, above estimates of 10B. Initial Jobless Claims in the U.S. were reported at 282K,…

The Daily – March 25th, 2015

March 25th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS MBA Mortgage Applications in the U.S. were reportedly up 9.5%. Durable Goods Orders in February were reportedly down 1.4% in February, lower than an estimated 0.4% increase. Durable Goods Orders in the U.S., excluding transportation, were…

The Daily – March 24th, 2015

March 24th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Consumer Price Index in the U.S. was reportedly up 0.2% and flat in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. The Redbook Index, which measures same-store sales growth in U.S. general merchandisers, was reportedly up 1.1% and…

The Daily – March 23rd, 2015

March 23rd, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Chicago Fed National Activity index was reported at -0.11. Commodities: Gold held the biggest weekly advance since January after the Federal Reserve reduced projections for U.S. interest-rate increases, hurting the dollar. Silver dropped. Oil retreated…

The Daily – March 20th, 2015

March 20th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Consumer Price index in Canada was reportedly up 0.9% and 1% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. Retail sales in Canada were reportedly down 1.7%, a larger drop than anticipated. Commodities: Gold headed for the…

The Daily – March 19th, 2015

March 19th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The EIA Natura Gas Storage change was reported at -45B. Initial Jobless claims in the U.S. were reported at 291K, slightly below estimates of 292. Continuing Jobless Claims were reported at 2.417M, slightly above estimates. Commodities:…

The Daily – March 18th, 2015

March 18th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Wholesale Sales in Canada were reportedly down 3.1% in January in month-over-month terms, a drop that exceeded expectations. MBA Mortgage Applications in the U.S. were reportedly down 3.9%. Construction Output in the Eurozone was reportedly up…

The Daily – March 17th, 2015

March 17th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Manufacturing Shipments in Canada were reportedly down 1.7% in month-over-month terms, exceeding an estimated drop of 1.2%. The Redbook Index, which measures same-store sales growth of general merchandise stores in the U.S., was reportedly up 1%…

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