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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 for 5.10.19

Succinct Summations for the week ending May 10th, 2019 Positives: 1. Uber manages to IPO without incident, despite lots of market volatility; 2. Same store sales rose 5.9% w/o/w, higher tha.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureMay 10th, 2019

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 5.3.19

Succinct Summations for the week ending May 3rd, 2019 Positives: 1. Unemployment rate fell from 3.8% to 3.6% in April. 2. Non-farm payrolls came in at 263k m/o/m, above the expected .....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureMay 4th, 2019

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 3.3.19

Succinct Summations for the week ending May 3rd, 2019 Positives: 1. Unemployment rate fell from 3.8% to 3.6% in April. 2. Non-farm payrolls came in at 263k m/o/m, above the expected .....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureMay 3rd, 2019

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 4.26.18

Succinct Summations for the week ending April 26th, 2019 Positives: 1. S&P 500 & Nasdaq set new all time highs, as all of the Q4 drawdone were r.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureApr 26th, 2019

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 4.12.19

Succinct Summations for the week ending April 11th, 2019 Positives: 1. Markets continued to act better in light of IPOs, Disney streaming news 2. Jobless claims fell 8k w/o/w, f.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureApr 12th, 2019

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events for 4.5.19

Succinct Summations for the week ending April 5th, 2019 Positives: 1. Markets seem to have regained their footing — at least for now 2. Non-farm payrolls rose 196k m/o/m, above the expected.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureApr 5th, 2019

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events for 3.29.19

Succinct Summations for the week ending March 29th, 2019 Positives: 1. Mueller Report did not cause a rift in the space-time continuum; 2. New home sales rose 4.9% in February .....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureMar 29th, 2019

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 3.22.19

Succinct Summations for the week ending March 22nd, 2019: Positives: 1. Mueller report drops; perhaps the country can begin to move on? 2. Existing home sales rose 11.8% m.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureMar 23rd, 2019

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 3.8.19

Succinct Summations for the week ending March 8th, 2019 Positives: 1. Average hourly earnings grew by 0.4% m/o/m, higher by 3.4% y/o/y, the best since 2009; 2. Unemployment rate fell .....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureMar 8th, 2019

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 3.1.19

Succinct Summations for the week ending March 1st, 2019 Positives: 1. Former POTUS attorney Michael Cohen’s testifies to Congress, bringing this entire mess another step closer to ending; 2. GDP rose 2.6% for Q4, m.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureMar 1st, 2019

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

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 7.20.18

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 7.27.18

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