Market Weekly: Dec 11 Dec 15 2017

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This weeks U.S. market data includes FOMC interest rate decision, Job openings and labor turnover survey (JOLTS) (October), NFIB small business optimism survey (November), Consumer and producer price indices (November), Average hourly earnings (November)
Import and export price indices (November), Retail sales (November – advance), Markit purchasing managers surveys (December – preliminary) and Industrial production and capacity utilization (November)

bitcoin hotcomment section below data
Last Weeks recap

Mortgage applications   
w/w purchase +2%
YoY purchase +8%
w/w refinance +9%

M1
+0.1% w/w
+1.0% m/m
+6.5% YoY Real M1

Initial jobless claims
236,000 -2,000 

Railroad transport
Carloads +2.1% YoY
loads ex-coal +1.2% YoY
Intermodal units +4.9% YoY
Total loads +3.5% YoY

Oil prices and usage
Oil -$0.96 to $57.33 w/w, up +27.7% YoY
Gas prices -$0.03 to $2.50 w/w, up +$0.29 YoY
Usage 4 week average +0.5% YoY

M2
+0.3% w/w
+0.4% m/m
+2.7% YoY Real M2

0.280 TED spread +0.030 w/w
1.432 LIBOR +0.060 w/w

Shipping transport
Harpex -1 to 477
Baltic Dry +101 to 1679

NYSE ^TRIN
0.55

Week
Dow Jones 0.4%
Nasdaq -0.1%
S&P 500 0.4%
Russell 2000 -1%     
YTD
Dow Jones 23.1%
Nasdaq 27.1%
S&P 500 18.4%
Russell 2000 12.1%

 

Baltic Dry Index

bdi dec 10 2017

P/Es & Yields on Major U.S. Indexes
pe yields dec 2 2017

 


Earnings report this week – here is a ticker list of notables

MegaCaps: ORCL

LargeCaps: BTI LFC ADBE COST HDB PBR-A SCCO TLK PKX KB KEP SHG DVMT TV BF-A ENIA

MidCaps: SHI GGAL NDSN HEI KOF JBL CASY FIZZ SAFM HEI-A LOV AVAL ABM ORIG PAY

 

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