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Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 10.5.18

Succinct Summations for the week ending October 5th, 2018 Positives: 1. Unemployment rate decreased to an astonishing 3.7% in September (from 3.9%) 2. Jobless claims fell 8k w/o/w, from prior revised.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureOct 5th, 2018

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events for 9.28.18

Succinct Summations for the week ending September 28th, 2018 Positives: 1. Durable goods orders rose 4.5% m/o/m, meeting the high range of expectations. 2. Same store sales rose 5.8% w/o/w, 0.4% higher than.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureSep 28th, 2018

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 9.21.18

Succinct Summations for the week ending September 21st, 2018   Positives: 1. Despite myriad possibilities, POTUS did not start a trade war or cause a constitutional crisis (let’s hope this hol.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureSep 21st, 2018

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 9.14.18

Succinct Summations for the week ending September 14th, 2018 Positives: 1. Mid-Cap and Growth stocks made new new all time highs this week. 2. Jobless claims came in at 204k w.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureSep 14th, 2018

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 9/7/18

Succinct Summations for the week ending September 7th, 2018 Positives: 1. Nonfarm payroll employment increased by 201,000 in August, and the Unemployment Rate was unchanged at 3.9 percent; 2. Jobless claim.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureSep 7th, 2018

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 8.31.18

Succinct Summations for the week ending August 31st, 2018 Positives: 1. Q2 GDP was revised to a 4.2% annualized rate, 2 tenths higher than expected. 2. 4-week average for jobless .....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureAug 31st, 2018

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 8.24.18

Succinct Summations for the week ending August 24th, 2018 Positives: 1. Jobless claims fell to 210k w/o/w, down from previous week’s 212k. 2. MBA home mortgage applications rose a seasonal.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureAug 24th, 2018

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events for 8.17.18

Succinct Summations for the week ending August 17th, 2018 Positives: 1. Jobless claims fell to 212k w/o/w, beating the expected 215k. 2. Nonfarm productivity shows a 2.9% annualized rate q/o/q, beating ex.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureAug 17th, 2018

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 8.10.18

Succinct Summations for the week ending August 10th, 2018 Positives: 1. Job openings are up 8.8% y/o/y, coming in at 6.662M in June. 2. Jobless claims fell to 213k w/o/w, beat.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureAug 10th, 2018

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 8.3.18

Succinct Summations for the week ending August 3rd, 2018 Positives: 1. Unemployment rate fell 0.1% in July from 4% to 3.9%. 2. ADP employment report shows 219k increase in July, bea.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureAug 3rd, 2018

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 7.27.18

Succinct Summations for the week ending July 27th, 2018 Positives: 1. GDP rose to 4.1% annualized rate for the second quarter, up from previous 2.0% rise. 2. Agree to .....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureJul 27th, 2018

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 7.20.18

Succinct Summations for the week ending July 20th, 2018 Positives: 1. Jay Powell’s Congressional testimony was uneventful (thank heavens for the little things); 2. Index of leading economic indicators rose .....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureJul 20th, 2018

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 7.13.18

Succinct Summations for the week ending July 13th, 2018 Positives: 1. Same store sales rose 5.2% w/o/w, up .8% from previous 3.1% rise. 2. Home mortgage purchase applications rose a seasonally.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureJul 13th, 2018

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 7.6.18

Succinct Summations for the week ending July 6th, 2018 Positives: 1. Non-farm payrolls rose 213k m/o/m, beating the expected 190k. 2. Home mortgage purchase applications rose a seasonally adjusted 1% w/o/w. 3.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureJul 6th, 2018

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 6.8.18

Succinct Summations for the week ending June 8th, 2018   Positives: 1. For the 1st time ever, the net worth of U.S. households and nonprofits rose to $100.8 trillion 2......»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureJun 10th, 2018

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 6.1.18

Succinct Summations for the week ending June 1st, 2018 Positives: 1. Average weekly earnings rose 3% y/o/y (the best in 7 years); weekly earnings up 0.3% m/o/m; 2. Nonfarm payrolls rose 223k in .....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureJun 2nd, 2018

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 5.25.18

Succinct Summations for the week ending May 25th, 2018 Positives: 1. Following a series of diplomatic blunders, markets shook off lots of bad geopolitical news to close highe.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureMay 25th, 2018

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events for 5.11.18

Succinct Summations for the week ending May 11th, 2018 Positives: 1. March saw 6.55mm job openings, a record number (survey dates back to 2000). That was up from 6.08mm in F.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureMay 11th, 2018

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 4.27.18

Succinct Summations for the week ending April 27th, 2018 Positives: 1. First quarter GDP rose 2.3%. 2. Durable goods orders rose 2.6%, beating the expected 1.7%. 3. Jobless claims fell 21k, down fro.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureApr 27th, 2018

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events for 4.6.18

Succinct Summations for the week ending April 6th, 2018 Positives: 1. All things considered, it could have been much worse. 2. Same store sales rose 4.4% y/o/y, above the previous 3.6% inc.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureApr 6th, 2018