Reply To: Traders Market Weekly: Neutralizing Contagion


Weekly initial jobless claims totaled 191,000 (consensus 204,000) following last week’s count of 192,000. Continuing claims came in at 1.694 million after last week’s revised total of 1.680 million (from 1.684 million).

Q4 current account balance rose to -$206.8 billion from a revised -$219 billion (from -$217.1 billion).