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February 27th, 2015

Today’s data: Revision to 4Q GDP takes the level lower, not good news for our economy. The report this morning was the first of what will be two revisions, the initial report came in at +2.6% last month; today that … Continue reading

February 26th, 2015

Today’s data: Jan. CPI plunges by -0.7%, Durable Goods pop up +2.8% and Weekly Claims higher. In order as above, headline Consumer Price Index (CPI) fell by a wide margin as was expected thanks to the really big drop in … Continue reading

February 25th, 2015

Today’s data: January New Home Sales limp their way higher to a lofty (not) 481,000. When I see the media running stories like some I endured today where the news is portrayed as something far more than it is, I … Continue reading

February 24th, 2015

Today’s data: CaseShiller for December rises as expected, the slowing continues. Prices for home year over year continue to increase, the pace at which they are doing so is notably slowing; none of this new to the markets or the … Continue reading

February 23rd, 2015

Today’s data: January Existing Home Sales slump to 9 month low. The street was calling for a month of about 4.95 million annualized and instead it was handed a slightly more modest 4.82 million pace. Say what you will about … Continue reading