Market Weekly: Jan 1 Jan 5 2018

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EIA Petroleum Inventories: Crude -7.4M barrels vs. -5.1M consensus, -4.6M last week.
Gasoline +4.8M barrels vs. +2.2M consensus, +0.6M last week.
Distillates +8.9M barrels vs. +0.5M consensus, +1.1M last week.

https://traderscommunity.com/index.php/oil-energy/478-oil-bulls-bet-on-first-2018-crude-inventory-report

Initial Jobless Claims +3K at 250K vs. 240K consensus, 247K prior (revised).
Continuous Claims: -37K at 1.914M vs. 1.951M.

Dec. ADP Jobs Report: +250K vs. 188K consensus, 190K prior.
Challenger Job-Cut Report: 32,423 from 35,038 in November.

Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index fell to 51.8 from 52.4 last week.
State of the Economy index dipped to 53.6 from 54.1.
Personal Finance index declined to 59.4 from 59.6.
Buying Climate index dropped to 42.5 from 43.3.