Comments on July Housing Starts [-0.01]

Posted on Aug. 16, 2017, 2:44 p.m. by Calculated Risk @ [source]

The housing starts report released this morning showed starts were down 4.8% in July compared to June, and were down 5.6% year-over-year compared to July 2016.

Note that multi-family starts are volatile month-to-month, and has seen wild swings over the last year.

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I’m so excited about this event, given the big explosion in volatility of the last week.

During the presentation, you can expect easy-to-understand, plain-spoken tactics from a trader who shows his profits with his education.

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Back-to-School Spending to Average $716 This Year [0.16]

Posted on Aug. 14, 2017, 3:55 p.m. by 24/7 Wall St. @ [source]

U.S. The best deals will be available to parents who shop either very early or very late during the back-to-school season.

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Boeing Holds On as DJIA’s Best Performer in 2017 [0.16]

Posted on Aug. 12, 2017, 1:15 p.m. by 24/7 Wall St. @ [source]

For the second week in a row, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) stock dipped week over week. Kennedy, who served as U.S. ambassador to Japan during President Obama’s second term, will serve on the board’s audit and finance committees.

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Officially, Intel's purchase of Mobileye probably won't be a done deal for another few weeks. But Intel and its soon-to-be subsidiary are already getting to work.

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Jefferies reined in expectations for back-to-school sales after its consumer survey showed a "marked shift" in customer intentions to buy apparel this fall.

Jefferies surveyed more than 500 consumers to gauge shopping intentions for the 2017 back-to-school season and concluded that department stores and specialty apparel are set for the most cutbacks.

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Several signs are pointing to soft earnings and economic growth, according to Gina Sanchez, CEO of Chantico Global.

That, in combination with what we think is a high [price-to-earnings ratio] relative to all the external risks to [price-to-earnings ratio], could create a situation where investors should be considering consolidating their positions and getting into wait-and-see mode for the end of the year," Sanchez said.

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ET Intelligence Group: Dalal Street is now busy drawing parallels between the Nifty 's 2007-08 peak and its recent climbs past the 10,000 barrier. Absolute levels notwithstanding, a raft of valuation parameters and factors seem to indicate that equities are far from peaking.It is true that at 23.3, the Nifty's PE multiple might be close to that in January 2008, when the previous bear market set in.

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S&P 500: Any Juice Left? [0.08]

Posted on July 29, 2017, 1:40 p.m. by Traders Blog @ [source]

The S&P 500 (CME:SP500) closed for the week at 2,472.10, after hitting an all-time record, after gaining 10.5% year-to-date. And this brings up the inevitable pondering; is there any juice left in the S&P 500?

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Wanna Get High, Man? [0.09]

Posted on July 26, 2017, 2:20 p.m. by Notes From the Rabbit Hole @ [source]

I am hoping WEED.TO gets high(er) from here. I let my preferred Pot stock, APH.TO, get out of the barn but then looked at this one a couple days ago and saw what may have been a less mature bottom and bounce situation.

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The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) once again last week solidified its position as the best-performing stock among the 30 equities included in the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA).

Boeing is scheduled to release second-quarter earnings on Wednesday and analysts are looking for EPS of $2.31 on revenues of $23.07 billion.

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Comments on June Housing Starts [0.02]

Posted on July 19, 2017, 7:15 p.m. by Calculated Risk @ [source]

The housing starts report released this morning showed starts were up 8.3% in June compared to May, and were up 2.1% year-over-year compared to June 2016.

Note that multi-family starts are volatile month-to-month, and has seen wild swings over the last year.

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Top 10 Most Pirated Movies Last Week [0.10]

Posted on July 17, 2017, 4:52 p.m. by 24/7 Wall St. @ [source]

Online streaming has become one of the biggest growing trends over the past few years, with the advent of Netflix, Hulu, HBO, and others.

Pirating online content has been a problem in recent years, costing studios millions of dollars in lost ticket sales and media providers streaming revenue.

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The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) last week solidified its position as the best performing stock among the 30 equities included in the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA).

Boeing’s Friday boost came after a premarket rating upgrade from J.P. Morgan.

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Second only to the November-December holiday season in importance, back-to-school shopping has long been a critical time of year for many retailers. Some 29 million U.S. households will shop for back-to-school supplies this year and spend $27 billion in the process.

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A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday upheld Wisconsin's so-called right-to-work law, which bars mandatory union membership and prohibits unions and employers from requiring non-members to pay dues.

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Below is an updated look at our trading range screen for 30 of the largest country ETFs traded on US exchanges. So far in the third quarter (which is just 7 trading days old at this point), the average change of the 30 ETFs listed is +1.43%.

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The Geek Squad is in no immediate danger, and even if it was, Best Buy would be in no danger.

Best Buy (BBY) investors woke up to news Monday that Amazon (AMZN) is rolling out in-house installations for its smart home products like Alexa, in what could be seen as a threat to Best Buy's Geek Squad service.

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Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) last week held on to its top ranking among the 30 stocks that comprise the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Shares added about 2.3% for the week, and for the year to date, Boeing stock has added 29.99% to its share price.

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TMX Group (X.TO) released Thursday its June 2017 trading statistics for the TSX Venture Exchange, with near 3.33 million shares worth $1.32 billion traded for the month compared to near 3.52 million shares worth $1.63 billion in May and near 4.22 million shares worth $1.28 billion in June 2016.

TMX averaged a trading volume of 151.3 million shares worth $59.8 million across 25,426 transactions daily in June, compared to 160.1 million shares worth $74.0 million across 29,928 transactions in May and 191.7 million shares worth $58.0 million across 25,077 transactions in June 2016.

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