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Doug Short   

Joined: Oct 17, 2011

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The economic mover and shaker this week is Friday's employment report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This monthly report contains a wealth of data for economists, probably the most publicized in...
Valid until the market close on October 31, 2014 The S&P 500 closed September with a monthly loss of 1.55%. All three S&P 500 MAs and three of the five the Ivy Portfolio ETF MAs are signaling ...
The S&P 500 ended the third quarter with a day of fairly average price volatility. Today's 0.82% intraday range from its 0.37% high to its -0.45% low is at the 55th percentile of the 188 market ...
The broad rally of world indexes on my watch list took a time out last week, with seven of the eight posting losses. China's Shanghai Composite was the sole gainer with a 0.78% weekly advance. Japan's...
Q2 GDP was adjusted upward in today's 3rd Estimate and the Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index remains at a 14-month high. The S&P 500 opened fractionally higher and traded in a narrow range through the...
Earlier today I posted an update on the September Advance Report on August Durable Goods New Orders. This Census Bureau series dates from 1992 and is not adjusted for either population growth or ...
The September Advance Report on August Durable Goods was released this morning by the Census Bureau. Here is the Bureau's summary on new orders: New orders for manufactured durable goods in August...
Note from dshort: The NYSE has released new data for margin debt, now available through August. 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 both fell five cents for the second consecutive ...
The Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Commission has released the latest report on Traffic Volume Trends, data through July. Travel on all roads and streets changed by 1.5% (4.0 billion ...