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It’s Monday Again!: A celebration weekend, Monday is slow off the pike? HBC:US, TWTR:US, GS:US, GM:US, F:US, NFL, (The Week ahead: Nov 04, 2013 – Nov 08, 2013, US Economy & Markets)

If you still have your Halloween costume on, or celebrating Deepavali in India you might be excused. In fact I almost did, but then I remembered that HSBC had reported … Continue reading

November 4, 2013

US Economy: Jobless Claims back at 351k, Empire State 20.21

After the last week data was revised upwards, Jobless Claims are down 14k for the week and the moving average is up very slightly to 355.75K and thus unchanged for … Continue reading

March 15, 2012

US retail drops pretence: Well the going is tough, so let’s get going!

The Redbook recorded a 3% year on year rate Y?Y change dipping further from 3.4% last month to the expected lower rate of 3% as retail fails to catch the … Continue reading

March 6, 2012

ISM rings the growth registers, Auto sales also to top

As the Chicago PMI fortold last week the ISM PMI for manufacturing jumped on growth in employment sub index to 59.9 from 56 last month and new orders rose to … Continue reading

January 3, 2012 · 1 Comment