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The Daily – March 2nd, 2015

March 2nd 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Current Account in Canada was reported at -$13.92B, below estimates of -$12.50B. Personal Income in the U.S. was reportedly up 0.3%, slightly below estimates. Personal consumption expenditure in the U.S. was reportedly down 0.5% and…

The Daily – February 27th, 2015

February 27th 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS A second look at Q4 GDP in the U.S. resulted in a reading of 2.2%, above estimates of 2.1%. The Gross Domestic Product Price Index in the U.S. was reportedly up 0.1% in the fourth quarter,…

The Daily – February 26th, 2015

February 26th 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Consumer Price Index in Canada was reportedly down 0.2% and up 1% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. Both figures were slightly above estimates. The Bank of Canada Consumer Price Index core was reportedly up…

The Daily – February 25th, 2015

February 25th 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Mortgage Applications in the U.S. were reportedly down 3.5% in February. Mortgage Approvals in Great Britain were reportedly up 36.4K in January, slightly above estimates. The HSBC Manufacturing PMI in China was reported at 50.1, above…

The Daily – February 24th, 2015

February 24th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Redbook Index in the U.S., which measures same-store sales growth in general merchandisers, was reportedly up 0.8% and 2.8% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. The S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices were reportedly up 4.5% in…

The Daily – February 20th, 2015

February 20th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Retail Sales in Canada were reportedly down 2% in month-over-month terms, below estimates of a 0.4% drop. Retail sales except autos in Canada were reportedly down 2.3%, below estimates of a 0.8% drop. Retail Sales in…

The Daily – February 19th, 2015

February 19th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Initial jobless claims in the U.S. were reported at 283K, below estimates of 293K. Continuing Jobless Claims in the U.S. were 2.425M, above estimates of 2.374M. EIA Natural Gas storage changes were reported at -111B, a…

The Daily – February 18th, 2015

February 18th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Wholesale sales in Canada were reportedly up 2.5% in month-over-month terms, above estimates of 0.3%. Building Permits in the U.S. were reportedly up 1.05M in month-over-month terms, slightly below estimates. Housing Starts in the U.S. were…

The Daily – February 17th, 2015

February 17th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Canadian portfolio investment in foreign securities was reported at $13.89B, while foreign portfolio investment in Canadian securities was reported at -$13.55B. The NY Empire State Manufacturing Index was reported at 7.78, below estimates of 8.50. A…

The Daily – February 13th, 2015

February 13th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Manufacturing Shipments in Canada were reportedly up 1.7% in month-over-month terms, above estimates. The Import Price Index in the U.S. was reportedly down 2.8% and 8% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. The Export Price Index…

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