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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 1.4.19

Succinct Summations for the week ending January 4th, 2018 Positives: 1. Total non-farm payrolls increased by 312k m/o/m, much greater than expected 180k. 2. Stocks (mostly) recovered from a disastrous start to .....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureJan 5th, 2019

Succinct Summation pof Week’s Events for 1.4.19

Succinct Summations for the week ending January 4th, 2018 Positives: 1. Total non-farm payrolls increased by 312k m/o/m, much greater than expected 180k. 2. Stocks (mostly) recovered from a disastrous start to t.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureJan 4th, 2019

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 12.28.18

Succinct Summations for the last week of the year, ending December 28th, 2018 Positives: 1. Indices rally 4-5% on Wednesday off of deeply oversold levels; Dow jumps 1,000 points as stock.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureDec 28th, 2018

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 12.21.18

Succinct Summations for the week ending December 21st, 2018 Positives: 1. Corporate profits increase 6.1% y/o/y, up from previous 5.9% rise. 2. Existing home sales rose 1.9% m/o/m, up from p.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureDec 21st, 2018

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 12.14.18

Succinct Summations for the week ending December 14th, 2018 Positives: 1. MBA mortgage applications rose a seasonally-adjusted 3.0% w/o/w, higher than previous 1.0% increase. 2. Job opening.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureDec 14th, 2018

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 12.7.18

Succinct Summations for the week ending December 7th, 2018 Positives: 1. Federal Reserve sees Labor and Housing data as soft — indicates slower rate hike cycle; 2. Non-farm payrolls rose 155k in November, meeting the low side of expectation.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureDec 7th, 2018

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 11.30.18

Succinct Summations for the week ending November 30th, 2018 Positives: 1. Home mortgage applications rose a seasonally adjusted 9.0% w/o/w, outpacing previous week’s 3.0% rise. 2. Retail inventories rose 0.9% m/o/m, higher tha.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureNov 30th, 2018

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 11.23.18

Succinct Summations for the week ending November 23rd, 2018 Positives: 1.Existing home sales came in at an annualized rate of 5.220M for October, exceeding expectations. 2.E-commerce retail sales rose 3.1% in Q3 for a second straight .....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureNov 23rd, 2018

Succinct Summation of Weeks Events 11.16.18

Succinct Summations for the week ending November 16th, 2018 Positives: 1. The FOMC seems ready to pause raising rates for a meeting; 2. WTI Oil prices have completed a roun.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureNov 16th, 2018

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 11.9.18

Succinct Summation of the Week’s Events Positives: 1. Midterm elections are over! Markets liked the idea of divided government and gridlock, rallying strongly the day after. And even better, the robo calls, emai.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureNov 9th, 2018

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 11.2.18

Succinct Summations for the week ending November 2nd, 2018 Positives: 1. Non-farm payrolls rose 250k m/o/m; Unemployment unchanged at 3.7% 2. Average hourly earnings rose 3.1% for the year 3. Same store sales ros.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureNov 2nd, 2018

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events

Succinct Summations for the week ending October 26th, 2018 Positives: 1. GDP came in at 3.5% for Q3, 2 tenths higher than expected 3.3%. 2. Durable goods orders rose 0.8% m.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureOct 26th, 2018

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 10.19.18

Succinct Summations for the week ending October 19th, 2018 Positives: 1. Initial Jobless Claims came in at 210k for the week, down 5k from previous 215k. 2. Job openin.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureOct 20th, 2018

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 10.12.18

Succinct Summations for the week ending October 12th, 2018 Positives: 1. Same store sales rose 6.5% w/o/w, up from previous rise of 5.7%; 2. Presidents Trump and Xi plan a get togeth.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureOct 12th, 2018

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