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Doug Short   

Joined: Oct 17, 2011

Doug Short's Opinion & Analysis
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On Friday, the S&P opened lower than Thursdays' close and was fairly flat until late in the day with a rise a couple of house before close. The index reached its intraday high at close and ended ...
The Consumer Price Index for Urban Consumers (CPI-U) released yesterday morning puts the year-over-year inflation rate at 2.50%. It is substantially below the 3.77% average since the end of the Second...
This morning we got the latest Empire State Manufacturing Survey, which shows strong growth. The diffusion index for General Business Conditions at 18.7 was a jump of 12.2 from the previous month's ...
Here is a table showing the annualized change in Headline and Core CPI, not seasonally adjusted, for each of the past six months. Also included are the eight components of Headline CPI and a separate ...
Today's release of the January Producer Price Index (PPI) for Final Demand came in at 0.6% month-over-month seasonally adjusted, up from last month's 0.2%. It is at 1.6% year-over-year, unchanged from...
The latest issue of the NFIB Small Business Economic Trends came out this morning. The headline number for January came in at 105.9, up 0.1 from the previous month's 105.8, and its highest since ...
It's time again for our weekly gasoline update based on data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA). The price of Regular and Premium are up a penny each from last week. According to ...
Note: We've updated this commentary with data through today's market close. Let's take a closer look at US Treasuries since last week. The yield on the 10-year note ended today at 2.43% and the ...
On Friday, the S&P opened higher than it reached all week and began rising within the first few hours. The index reached its intraday high in early afternoon and ended the day with a gain of 0.36%...
The latest index reading came in at 35.3, unchanged from the previous week. The RecessionAlert Twitter Feed, @RecessionAlert2, has an interesting observation about the strength of the current ...