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Doug Short

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Weekly Gasoline Update: Premium Above $4.00
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 - Apr 24, 2014
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It's time again for my weekly gasoline update based on data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA). Rounded to the penny, Regular is up 3 cents and Premium four, the eleventh week of ...
The six-day rally in the S&P 500, the longest since early September, came to a halt with a modest 0.22% decline at the close. Today's trading took place within the second narrowest intraday range of ...
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-January, were published yesterday. ...
Asia-Pacific indexes had a mixed day with the Shanghai Composite up 0.44% Nikkei down 0.85%. European indexes fared better -- the EURO STOXX 50 rising 1.39%. The S&P 500's 0.41% gain didn't match the ...
Note from dshort: At the request of The Advisory Group in San Francisco, here's updated comparison of four major cyclical bear markets. The numbers are through April 21st close. This chart series ...
As a resident of the Fifth District, this is a regional manufacturing index I pay close attention to. The Fifth District includes Virginia, Maryland, the Carolinas, the District of Columbia and most ...
This past week, holiday-shortened for most indexes, was generally positive, with the Japan's hyper-volatile Nikkei taking the top spot with a 3.98% advance. That's impressive, but far short of ...
Note from dshort: I received a recent email requesting an update to my Total Return Roller Coaster series. I've now updated the charts below based on monthly data through the March close. Here's an ...
The pre-market announcement of new jobless claims continues to beat expectations with its four-week moving average now the lowest since early October of 2007, two months before the last recession. ...
Note from Doug: Having lived for two wonderful years in Paoli, PA, a suburb west of Philadelphia just south of Valley Forge, I have a special interest in this regional indicator. But, more ...