Posts filed under “Markets”
Great couple of graphics from the WSJ this AM.
This is the simple version, a short explanatory overlaid on a graph:
click for ginormous graphic
The interactive version is far richer and more details as tot he minute by minute set up:
Flash Crash’ a Perfect Storm for Markets
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What makes this so good is how dead on accurate this collection of cliches have become: Click to create your own personal narrative. You may even get your own punditry spot. Source: Stockcats How awesome is this?!
Click for an interactive graphic. ~~~ Source: Bloomberg
Succinct Summations week ending May 1st Positives: 1. Initial jobless claims plunged to 262k vs the 290k expected, the lowest reading in 15 years. 2. Pending home sales rose 13.4% y/o/y vs expectations for a 5.1% rise. 3. Consumer spending rose 1.9% in the first quarter, better than expected. 4. The S&P/Case-Shiller index increased 5%…Read More
As previously mentioned, we are going West this week, to meet up with friends and clients as well as meet with prospective clients. I am looking forward to speaking with some interesting folks at David Rosenberg’s intimate event in Napa this weekend. Then for the rest of the week of May 4-8th, we will be in San Francisco…Read More
Be sure to heck out our automated low cost advisor, LiftOff! Source: MarketWatch
(Very) succinct summations for week ending April 24th: Positives: 1. The S&P 500 made a new all-time high. 2. Mortgage applications rose 5% w/o/w. 3. The NASDAQ Composite closed at its highest level in fifteen years. 4. Initial jobless claims came in at 295k, the seventh week below 300k. 5. Durable goods increased 4%, vs…Read More