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Global Manufacturing PMI Deteriorates Further

The trading rules series will continue shortly, but I wanted to comment briefly on a recent economic report.  JP Morgan’s Global Manufacturing PMI contracted at a faster rate in August, decreasing from 48.4 to 48.1.  The August PMI value was … Continue reading

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Housing Starts Only Bright Spot This Week

Housing starts were the only bright spot in another dismal week of economic data in the U.S. The following post provides an overview of the major economic releases from this week as well as an update on market conditions, including … Continue reading

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Market Diverges From Economic Data

Economic releases were mixed last week.  Building permits came in stronger than expected, but are still at anemic levels.  Leading indicators were up 0.3% last month, which was also stronger than expected. Unfortunately, the ECRI weekly leading indicator (WLI) declined … Continue reading

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