Market Weekly: Dec 25 Dec 29 2017

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This weeks U.S. market data includes Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index (December), Pending home sales (November) and Wholesale and retail inventories (November)

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Last Weeks recap

Mortgage applications   
w/w purchase -6%
YoY purchase +1%
w/w refinance -3%

M1
+0.2% w/w
+2.0% m/m
+7.4% YoY Real M1

Initial jobless claims
245,000 +22,000 

Railroad transport
Carloads +4.1% YoY
loads ex-coal +5.7% YoY
Intermodal units +7.6% YoY
Total loads +5.9% YoY

Oil prices and usage
Oil +$1.00 to $58.35 w/w, +12.2% YoY
Gas prices -$0.04 to $2.45 w/w, up +$0.19 YoY
Usage 4 week average +0.4% YoY

M2
+0.4% w/w
+0.5% m/m
+2.9% YoY Real M2

0.350 TED spread  +0.030 w/w
1.552 LIBOR +0.062 w/w

Shipping transport
Harpex +4 to 481
Baltic Dry -238 to 1430

NYSE ^TRIN
0.92

Week
Dow Jones 0.4%
Nasdaq 0.3%
S&P 500 0.3%
Russell 2000 0.8%     
YTD
Dow Jones 25.3%
Nasdaq 29.3%
S&P 500 19.9%
Russell 2000 13.7%

 

Baltic Dry Index

bdi dec 24 2017

P/Es & Yields on Major U.S. Indexes
pe yields dec 24 2017

 


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

MegaCaps: 

LargeCaps: BTI LFC PBR-A SCCO PKX KEP ENIA

MidCaps: GGAL KOF HEI-A LOV AVAL

 

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