Reply To: Traders Market Weekly: Thanksgiving, a Time for Reflection


Housing starts totaled 1.425 million in October ( consensus 1.420 million) following a revised 1.488 million in September (from 1.439 million). Building permits totaled 1.526 million in October ( consensus 1.518 million) following a 1.564 million total in September.

Weekly initial jobless claims came in at 222,000 (exp 222,000) following a revised 226,000 count last week (from 225,000). Continuing claims came in at 1.507 million after last week’s revised total of 1.493 million (from 1.493 million).

The Philadelphia Fed Index for November came in at -19.4 ( consensus -5.0) following the -8.7 prior reading.