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Empire State Manufacturing Conditions “Improved Slightly”

May 15th, 2015

wall-street-etfDoug Short: This morning we got the latest Empire State Manufacturing Survey. The diffusion index for General Business Conditions at 3.1 (3.09 to two decimals) shows an increase from last month’s -1.2, which signals a return to modest improvement in activity. Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY

Michigan Consumer Sentiment Takes A Dive

May 15th, 2015

manufacturing growthDoug Short: The University of Michigan preliminary Consumer Sentiment for May came in at 88.6, down from the 95.9 April final reading and well below the interim high of 98.1 in January. Investing.com had forecast 96.0 for the May preliminary. Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY

A Bullish Scenario For Stocks

May 14th, 2015

bearbull2Chris Ciovacco:  While we make decisions based on observable evidence (rather than forecasting), it is always a good idea to understand bullish and bearish possibilities. Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:IWM, NYSE:SPY

Q2 GDP Forecast Cut To 0.7% By Atlanta Fed

May 14th, 2015

Economy recessionTyler Durden: We first brought attention to the Atlanta Fed over two months ago, when the first massive divergence between bullish consensus and objective reality appeared. Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY

Breakout Watch For The S&P 500 Index

May 14th, 2015

technical chart lookCorey Rosenbloom: 2015 so far has given us two tight range consolidations in the S&P 500 and we’re potentially nearing the end of the second coil. Read more…

NYSE:SDS, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:SSO

U.S. Nearing Recession, Dollar Falling Hard

May 14th, 2015

dollar etfJohn Rubino: The dollar soars by a record amount versus the euro and the yen in 2014. Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:SLV, NYSE:SPY

New Jobless Claims Nudge Down 1,000 To A New Interim Low

May 14th, 2015

jobsDoug Short: Here is the opening statement from the Department of Labor: Read more…

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Producer Price Index For Final Demand Hits A New Low

May 14th, 2015

inflationDoug Short: Today’s release of the March Producer Price Index (PPI) for Final Demand came in at -0.4% month-over-month seasonally adjusted. That follows the previous month’s 0.2% increase. Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY

The U.S. Is In Recession According To These 7 Charts

May 13th, 2015

recessionTyler Durden: The evidence continues to mount. Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY

U.S. Retail Sales Hint At Recession, Weakest Since Financial Crisis

May 13th, 2015

dataTyler Durden:  Despite bouncing back last month at the fastest pace in a year, April just printed the slowest YoY growth since Nov09 at just 0.9% (retail sales has still missed expectations for 4 of the last 5 months). Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY

When Did The Stock Market Crash? A List Of U.S. Markets’ Worst Declines

May 13th, 2015

wall-street-etfTara Clarke:  Stock market crashes have obliterated trillions in wealth from the economy. Read more…

NASDAQ:QQQ, NYSE:DIA, NYSE:IWM, NYSE:SPY

April Retail Sales: The Spring Rebound Goes Missing

May 13th, 2015

retail etfDoug Short: The Advance Retail Sales Report released this morning shows that sales in April came in flat month-over-month, a situation that was enabled by an upward March revision from 0.9% to 1.1%. Core Retail Sales (ex Autos) came in at a Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY

The Numbers Needed For The Prime U.S. Workforce To Recover

May 12th, 2015

jobsDoug Short: At last year’s Jackson Hole Symposium, Fed Chair Janet Yellen delivered an extended analysis of “Labor Market Dynamics and Monetary Policy“. Her speech essentially reviewed the ongoing debate over the mix of cyclical versus structural Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY

Enough Fed Interference; Time To Let The Economy Fix Itself

May 12th, 2015

economyHarry Dent: Rodney suggested on Monday that the Fed does a whole lot more harm than they do good… so what is the point of the Fed, anyway? Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY

Small Business Optimism Rises, But Sales Expectations Remain Weak

May 12th, 2015

Economy recessionDoug Short: The latest issue of the NFIB Small Business Economic Trends is out today. The update for April came in at 96.9, a 1.7 point increase from the previous month. The index is now at the 33rd percentile in this series. Read more…

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