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The Daily – January 5th, 2014

January 5th Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Sentix Investor Confidence survey for the Eurozone was reported at 0.9, above estimates of -0.9. The unemployment change in Spain was reportedly down 64.4K, slightly better than estimates of -72K. The Consumer Price Index for Germany…

The Daily – January 2nd, 2014

January 2nd Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Eurozone Markit Manufacturing PMI was reported at 50.6, slightly below estimates of 50.8. The Markit Manufacturing PMI for Great Britain was reported at 52.5, below estimates of 53.7. Commodities: Gold climbed with silver on speculation the…

The Daily – December 30th, 2014

December 30th Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Redbook Index, which measures same-store sales growth to general merchandisers in the U.S., was reportedly down 0.5% and up 5.4% 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 – December 29th, 2014

December 29th Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Consumer Confidence in Italy was reported at 99.7. Commodities: Oil advanced for the first time in three days amid speculation that an escalating conflict in Libya may pare a global surplus that’s driven crude into a bear…

The Daily – December 19th, 2014

December 19th Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Consumer Price Index in Canada was reportedly down 0.4% and up 2% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. Both figures were below estimates. Retail Sales in Canada were reportedly flat in month-over-month terms. Excluding Autos, they…

The Daily – December 18th, 2014

December 18th Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Initial Jobless Claims in the U.S. were reported at 289K, below estimates of 295K. The Markit Services PMI was reported at 53.6, slightly below estimates of 56.9. The Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Survey was below estimates, coming in…

The Daily – December 17th, 2014

December 17th Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Wholesale sales in Canada were reportedly up 0.1%, which was in line with estimates. The Consumer Price Index in the U.S. was reportedly down 0.3% and up 1.3% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. Both figures were…

The Daily – December 16th, 2014

December 16th Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Canadian portfolio investment in foreign securities was reported at $0.29B, while foreign portfolio investment in Canadian securities was reported at $9.53B. Manufacturing shipments in Canada were reportedly down 0.6% in month-over-month terms in October, below estimates of…

The Daily – December 15th, 2014

December 125th Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The NY Empire State Manufacturing Index was reported at -3.58, below estimates of 12. Industrial Production in the U.S. was reportedly up 1.3% in month-over-month terms, above estimates of 0.6%. Capacity Utilization in the U.S. was reported…

The Daily – December 12th, 2014

December 12th Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Producer Price Index in the U.S. was reportedly down 0.2% and up 1.4% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. Employment change in the Eurozone was reportedly up 0.2% and 0.6% in quarter-over-quarter and year-over-year terms, respectively….

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