Market Weekly: Mar 19 Mar 23 2018

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This weeks U.S. market data includes Federal Reserve interest rate decision, New and existing home sales (February), Markit manufacturing and services purchasing managers indices (March – preliminary), Durable goods orders (February – preliminary) and Conference Board Leading Economic Index (February)

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Last Weeks recap

Mortgage applications   
w/w purchase  +3%
YoY purchase +3%
w/w refinance -2%

M1
+1.6% w/w
+0.2% m/m
+6.0% YoY Real M1

Initial jobless claims
226,000 -5,000

Railroad transport
Carloads +1.6% YoY
Intermodal units +10.8% YoY
Total loads +6.2% YoY

Oil prices and usage
Oil +$0.15 to $62.24 w/w, +27.9% YoY
Gas prices unchanged $2.56 w/w, $0.24 YoY
Usage 4 week average +2.5% YoY

M2
+0.2% w/w
+0.2% m/m
+1.9% YoY Real M2

0.440 TED spread unchanged w/w
1.810 LIBOR +0.007 w/w

Shipping transport
Harpex +31 to 580
Baltic Dry -51 to 1150

NYSE ^TRIN
0.81

Week
Dow Jones -1.5%
Nasdaq -1.0%
S&P 500 -1.2%
Russell 2000 -0.7%     
YTD
Dow Jones 0.3%
Nasdaq 8.4%
S&P 500 2.9%
Russell 2000  3.3%

 

bdi mar 18 2018

harpex mar 18 2018

 pe yields mar 18 2018


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

MegaCaps: ORCL

LargeCaps: NKE ACN PBR PBR-A MU FDX CCL CUK GIS KB TI CTAS CAG DRI

MidCaps: LTM WPM BGNE ESLT PAM VEON HEI-A MIK FIVE HQY NEOG NOMD CMC JAG LAUR KBH PLCE MLHR ARCO

 

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