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Daily Update: Allergan Misses EPS By A Wide Margin
The jobs growth in the ADP report missed expectations by 18,000 coming in at +147,000.
Daily Update: Will The Election Cause Increased Volatility?
The stock market is focused on the Presidential Election next week.
Daily Update: Dallas Fed Down 22 Straight Months
The Dallas Fed’s manufacturing outlook missed expectations for +2.0 as it was -1.5. This means it has been negative for 22 straight months.
Daily Update: Amazon Misses EPS Epectations
Consumer sentiment fell again which is a bad sign for the holiday season which is approaching. It is now at a 2 year low.
Daily Update: Core Durable Goods Down 21 Straight Months
There was more terrible economic news today as core durable goods orders fell for the 21st straight month which is the longest decline outside of a recession.
Daily Update: Apple Revenues Decline Again
This PMI leads us to believe the economy will grow 2% in the fourth quarter. However, given that some data points are weak the results will likely be much lower.
Daily Update: Caterpillar Cut Guidance Citing Macro Weakness
Caterpillar reported Q3 EPS of $0.85 which beat estimates by $0.08. Revenues of $9.16 billion were down 16.4% which missed estimates by $680 million.
Daily Update: Markit PMI Beats Expectations
The Markit PMI was actually a positive report. It was the rare positive report in this economy which makes economists often say the data is mixed.
Daily Update: Microsoft Reaches A New All-Time High
The big news is the AT&T purchase of Time Warner which is probably a bad move.
Daily Update: American Express Beats Earnings Estimates
The jobless claims jumped higher. It was jumping from a low point, but we will see over the next 2 or 3 weeks if this jump is part of a trend change or if it was caused by Hurricane Matthew.
Daily Update: Third Presidential Debate Looms
The big event will be the presidential debate tonight with Trump heading into it down about 6 percent in the latest polls.
Daily Update: Netflix's Negative Free Cash Flow Doubles
The economic news will take a back seat to earnings and politics this week.
Daily Update: Consumer Confidence Falls
The economic data was terrible today as the Atlanta Fed had to lower its Nowcast from 2.1% GDP growth in Q3 to 1.9% GDP growth.
Daily Update: China Trade Data Sends Stocks Lower
Chinese trade data has caused the market to sell off today because it missed expectations by a long shot. China Yuan exports declined 5.6% year over year while expectations were for 2.5% growth.
Daily Update: JOLTS Weakens
The big economic news of the day was the JOLTS job openings index had the biggest miss on record.
Daily Update: Labor Conditions Worsen
Economic growth continues to falter with the release of the Fed’s labor market conditions index showing deceleration today. The index fell to negative 2.2% which was a big miss from the 1.5% gain expected.
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