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The Daily – January 23rd, 2015

January 23rd, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS he Consumer Price Index in Canada was reportedly down 0.7% and up 1.5% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. Retail Sales in Canada were reportedly up 0.4% in month-over-month terms, beating expectations of a 0.2% drop….

The Daily – January 22nd, 2015

January 22nd, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Initial Jobless Claims in the U.S. were reported at 307K, above estimates of 300K. Continuing Jobless Claims in the U.S. were reported at 2.443M, above estimates of 2.410M. The Housing Price Index in the U.S. was…

The Daily – January 21st, 2015

January 21st, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Wholesale sales in Canada were reportedly down 0.3% in month-over-month terms, which was slightly below estimates. The Redbook index, which measures same-store sales growth in general merchandisers in the U.S., was reportedly down 3.5% and up…

The Daily – January 20th, 2015

January 20th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Manufacturing Shipments in Canada were reportedly down 1.4% in month-over-month terms, below estimates of -0.7%. A survey of economic sentiment in the Eurozone was reported at 45.2., above estimates of 37.6. A survey of economic sentiment…

The Daily – January 19th, 2015

January 19th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Foreign portfolio investment in Canadian securities in November was reported at $4.29B. Canadian portfolio investment in foreign securities was reported at $1.83B. Construction Output  in the Eurozone was reportedly up 0.1% and 2.2% in month-over-month and…

The Daily – January 16th, 2015

January 16th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Consumer Price Index in the U.S. was reportedly down 0.4% and up 0.8% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. Industrial Production in the U.S. was reportedly down 0.1%, below expectations of flat growth. Capacity utilization…

The Daily – January 14th, 2015

January 14th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Export Price Index in the U.S. was reportedly down 1.2% and down 3.2% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. Retail Sales in the U.S. were reportedly down 0.9% in month-over-month terms in December, below estimates…

The Daily – January 13th, 2015

January 13th, 2015 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The Redbook Index, which measures same-store sales growth for general merchandising stores in the U.S., was reportedly down 3.2% and up 3.8% in year-over-year and month-over-month terms, respectively. The NFIB Business Optimism Index was reported at…

The Daily – January 12th, 2015

January 12th Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS   Commodities: Gold rose to a one-month high on speculation that the Federal Reserve will go slow in raising interest rates to safeguard the economic expansion. Silver and platinum advanced. Copper in London held losses near the…

The Daily – January 8th, 2015

January 8th Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The New Housing Price Index in Canada was reportedly up 0.1% and 1.7% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively.  The Initial Jobless Claims in the U.S. were reportedly up 294K, above estimates of 290K. Continuing Jobless claims…

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