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Doug Short   

Joined: Oct 17, 2011

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Europe was in rally mode when the US markets opened, and the Euro Stoxx 50 would subsequently close with a 2.19% gain. The S&P 500 opened at its intraday low, up 0.28%, and headed higher through the ...
With no economic news today, there was little to distract from International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM)'s pre-market announcement of disappointing Q3 earnings. The company (my employer in a special ...
It's time again for my weekly gasoline update based on data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA). Rounded to the penny Regular dropped another nine cents and Premium eight cents. Regular ...
The world market selloff moderated over the past week, except for Japan's Nikkei 225. The top performer in my gang of eight world indexes (and the sole gainer) was Germany's DAX, which rose 0.70%. At ...
The S&P 500 opened higher and rallied to its 1.90% intraday high in the late morning. The afternoon was a bit less jubilant, and the index finished Friday with a 1.29% advance, thus ending a highly ...
Note from dshort: This commentary has been updated with this morning's release of September Industrial Production. Official recession calls are the responsibility of the NBER Business Cycle Dating ...
The pre-open economic news today was the big drop in new jobless claims, now at a 14-year low. Interestingly enough, index futures dropped on the news, perhaps because the actual trough in claims in ...
Today the S&P 500 turned in quite a dramatic performance. The index opened lower and plunged to its -3.04% intraday low in the early afternoon. That's the deepest intraday low since the -3.86% ...
Earlier today I posted my monthly update on Retail Sales. Those of us who routinely track this series know that the Advance Estimate will be followed by a second estimate next month and a third ...
Today's release of the September Producer Price Index (PPI) for Final Demand came in at -0.1% month-over-month seasonally adjusted. That's the first monthly decline since August of last year. Core ...