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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….

The Daily – December 11th, 2014

December 11th Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Capacity Utilization in Canada was reported at 83.4% in the third quarter, above estimates of 83.1%. The New Housing Price Index in Canada was reportedly up 0.1% and 1.6% in month-over-month and year-over-year terms, respectively. Imports in…

The Daily – December 10th, 2014

December 9th Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS MBA Mortgage Applications in the U.S. were reportedly up 7.3%. The total trade balance for Great Britain was reported at -2.024B pounds. Consumer Confidence in Japan was reported at 37.7. Commodities: OPEC cut the forecast for how…

The Daily – December 9th, 2014

December 9th Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The NFIB Business Optimism Index for the U.S. was reported at 98.1. The Redbook Index, which measures same-store sales growth in General Merchandising stores in the U.S., was reportedly down 1.3% and up 3.8% in month-over-month and…

The Daily – December 8th, 2014

December 8th Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Housing Starts in Canada were reportedly up 195.6K in year-over-year terms in November, slightly above estimates. Building Permits in Canada were reportedly up 0.7% in October in month-over-month terms. A Sentix survey of Investor Confidence of the…

The Daily – December 5th, 2014

December 5th Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The net change in employment in November in Canada was reported at -10.7K, below estimates of 5K growth. The Participation rate and unemployment rate in Canada reportedly held steady at 66% and 6.6%, respectively. Nonfarm payrolls in…

The Daily – December 4th, 2014

December 4th Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Initial Jobless claims in the U.S. were reported at 297K, slightly above estimates of 295K. Continuing Jobless claims in the U.S. were reported at 2.362M, slightly above estimates of 2.328M. An ECB Interest Rate Decision resulted in…

The Daily – December 3rd, 2014

December 3rd Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS MBA Mortgage Applications in the U.S. were reportedly down 7.3%. Nonfarm Productivity in the U.S. was reportedly up 2.3%, below estimates of 2.4%. The ADP Employment Change was reported at 208K, below estimates of 221K. The Markit…

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