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Doug Short   

Joined: Oct 17, 2011

Doug Short's Opinion & Analysis
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New Jobless Claims were a tad better than expected and the Second Estimate of Q2 GDP was revised upward. Perhaps the market was more focused on global tensions or the forthcoming a three-day weekend. ...
Today was light on economic news, and global tensions were little changed. The S&P 500 traded in a narrow range from its intraday high-low range of 0.11% and -0.19%. As we can see in the chart ...
For today's S&P 500, the suspense was all about the 2000 benchmark. Would we close above that memorable mile stone, or would it be a ceiling? The index started the day in mild rally mode, rising above...
Note from dshort: The NYSE has released new data for margin debt, now available through July. I've updated the charts in this commentary to include the latest numbers. The New York Stock Exchange ...
It's time again for my weekly gasoline update based on data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA). Rounded to the penny, Regular and Premium dropped two cents, the eighth week of price ...
With the Fed's annual Jackson Hole symposium as ancient history, the rally resumed. The S&P 500 made headlines with an intraday record high above 2000, a symbolic level it breached about 40 minutes ...
Earlier this week I updated my commentary on Five Decades of Middle Class Wages, an analysis of Real Average Hourly Earnings of Production and Nonsupervisory Employees. During the 21st century and ...
For the second week in a row, all eight indexes on my world markets watch list finished with healthy gains. Germany's DAX was the top performer, up 2.71%, with France's CAC 40 and the S&P 500 in ...
The Department of Energy's Energy Information Administration (EIA) data on volume sales is over two months old when it released. The latest numbers, through mid-May, were published today. However, ...
The big economic event of the week, the Federal Reserve Symposium in Jackson Hole gets underway shortly. As a prelude to the event, the S&P 500 has enjoyed a four-day rally that took it to new ...