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The Daily – February 12th, 2015

February 12th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Initial Jobless Claims in the U.S. were reported at 304K, above estimates of 285K. Continuing Jobless Claims in the U.S. were reported at 2.354M, slightly below estimates of 2.393M. Retail Sales in the U.S. were reportedly…

The Daily – February 11th, 2015

February 11th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS MBA Mortgage Applications in the U.S. were reportedly down 9%. Commodities: Gold held above a three-week low before Greece holds an emergency meeting with creditors. Oil traded near $50 a barrel after the biggest slide in…

The Daily – February 10th, 2015

February 10th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Redbook Index, which measures same-store sales growth in U.S., was reportedly up 0.2% and 2.1% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. The NFIB Business Optimism Index was reported at 97.9, below estimates of 101.3. Commodities:…

The Daily – February 9th, 2015

February 9th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Housing Starts in Canada were reportedly up 187.3K, above estimates of 177.5K. The Sentix Investor confidence survey for the Eurozone was reported at 12.4, above estimates of 3.0. Imports and exports in Germany were reportedly down…

The Daily – February 6th, 2015

February 6th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The unemployment rate in Canada was reported at 6.6%, slightly below estimates of 6.7%. The Participation Rate in Canada was reported at 65.7%, in line with estimates. The net change in employment in January was reported…

The Daily – February 5th, 2015

February 5th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Imports and Exports in Canada were reported at $44.70B and $44.06B, respectively. Both figures were above estimates. The trade balance in the U.S. was reported at -$46.56B, below estimates of -$38B. Initial Jobless claims in the…

The Daily – February 4th, 2015

February 4th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Ivey Purchasing Managers Index in Canada, which measures business conditions in Canada, was reported at 45.4, below estimates of 53.9. ADP Employment change in the U.S. was reported at 213K, below estimates of 225K. The…

The Daily – February 3rd, 2015

February 3rd, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Industrial Product Price Index in Canada was reportedly down 1.6% in month-over-month terms, below estimates of a 0.5% drop. The Raw Materials Price Index in Canada was reportedly down 7.6%, above estimates of an 8%…

The Daily – February 2nd, 2015

February 2nd, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Personal Income in the U.S. was reportedly up 0.3% in December, above estimates of 0.2%. Personal Consumption Expenditure was reportedly down 0.2% and up 0.7% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively, in December in the U.S….

The Daily – January 30th, 2015

January 30th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Annualized GDP in the U.S. for the fourth quarter was reported at 2.6%, below estimates of 3.3%. GDP growth in Canada was reportedly down 0.2% in November in month-over-month terms, below estimates of being flat. The…

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