October P Univerity of Michigan Confidence 86.4 vs 84 Expected Oct 17, 2014 09:55AM

October P Univerity of Michigan Confidence 86.4 vs 84 Expected


Sept Housing Starts 1017K vs 1008K Expected, Up 6.3% MoM Oct 17, 2014 08:30AM

Sept Housing Starts 1017K vs 1008K Expected, Up 6.3% MoM

UPDATE - More from the U.S. Census Bureau:

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development jointly announced the following new residential
construction statistics for September 2014:

BUILDING PERMITS

Privately-owned housing units authorized by building permits in September were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,018,000. This is 1.5 percent (±1.1%) above the revised August rate of 1,003,000 and is 2.5 percent (±1.2%) above the September 2013 estimate of 993,000.

Single-family authorizations in September were at a rate of 624,000; this is 0.5 percent (±1.1%)* below the revised August figure of 627,000. Authorizations of units in buildings with five units or more were at a rate of 369,000 in September.

HOUSING STARTS

Privately-owned housing starts in September were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,017,000. This is 6.3 percent (±9.3%)* above the revised August estimate of 957,000 and is 17.8 percent (±14.4%) above the September 2013 rate of 863,000.

Single-family housing starts in September were at a rate of 646,000; this is 1.1 percent (±8.3%)* above the revised August figure of 639,000. The September rate for units in buildings with five units or more was 353,000.

HOUSING COMPLETIONS

Privately-owned housing completions in September were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 999,000. This is 8.6 percent (±17.2%)* above the revised August estimate of 920,000 and is 31.3 percent (±23.7%) above the September 2013 rate of 761,000.

Single-family housing completions in September were at a rate of 624,000; this is 1.0 percent (±11.6%)* above the revised August rate of 618,000. The September rate for units in buildings with five units or more was 368,000.

Traders are watching the following stocks and ETFs:

D.R. Horton, Inc. (NYSE: DHI)
Pulte Group (NYSE: PHM)
KB Home (NYSE: KBH)
Lennar Corp. Cl A (NYSE: LEN)
Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. Cl A (NYSE: HOV)
Standard Pacific Corp. (NYSE: SPF)
Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE: TOL)
Ryland Group, Inc. (NYSE: RYL)
Meritage Homes Corp. (NYSE: MTH)
Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (NYSE: BZH)
SPDR S&P Homebuilders ETF (NYSE: XHB)


August Net Long Term Tick Flows $52.1B Oct 16, 2014 04:00PM

August Net Long Term Tick Flows $52.1B


UPDATE: Crude Inventory Grows 8.9M Barrels vs 2.3M Expected Oct 16, 2014 11:03AM

(Updated - October 16, 2014 11:03 AM EDT)

Crude Inventory for the week ending Oct. 10th grew 8.9 million Barrels vs 2.3 million expected.

Cushing inventory increased by 716 thousand barrels.

Gasoline inventory declined 4 million barrels vs a decline of 1.35 million expected.

Distillate inventory declined by 1.5 million barrels vs 1.75 million expected.

Traders are watching energy futures and ETFs like United States Oil Fund (NYSE: USO).


UPDATE: Crude Inventory Grows 8.9M Barrels vs 2.3M Expected Oct 16, 2014 11:03AM

(Updated - October 16, 2014 11:03 AM EDT)

Crude Inventory for the week ending Oct. 10th grew 8.9 million Barrels vs 2.3 million expected.

Cushing inventory increased by 716 thousand barrels.

Gasoline inventory declined 4 million barrels vs a decline of 1.35 million expected.

Distillate inventory declined by 1.5 million barrels vs 1.75 million expected.

Traders are watching energy futures and ETFs like United States Oil Fund (NYSE: USO).


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Oct 16, 2014 10:30AM Natural Gas Inventory 94 bcf vs 90 bcf Expected
Oct 16, 2014 10:00AM NAHB Housing Market Index 54 vs 59 Expected
Oct 16, 2014 09:59AM Philadelphia Fed Business Outlook 20.7 vs 19.8 Expected
Oct 16, 2014 09:15AM Sept Industrial Production 1% vs 0.4% Expeted
Oct 16, 2014 08:30AM Initial Jobless Claims 264K vs 290K Expected
Oct 15, 2014 11:00AM U.S. Monthly Budget Statement $105.8B vs $90B Expected
Oct 15, 2014 10:00AM August Business Inventories 0.2% vs 0.4% Expected
Oct 15, 2014 08:31AM Sept. PPI Final Demand -0.1% vs 0.1% Expected, Ex-Food Energy 0.0% vs 0.1%
Oct 15, 2014 08:30AM Oct. Empire Manufacturing 6.17 vs 20.25 Expected
Oct 15, 2014 08:30AM Sept. MoM Retail Sales Advance -0.3% vs -0.1% Expected
Oct 15, 2014 07:00AM MBA Mortgage Applications 5.6% vs 3.8% Prior
Oct 10, 2014 08:30AM Sept. MoM Import Price Index -0.5% vs -0.7% Expected
Oct 9, 2014 10:30AM Natural Gas Inventory 105 bcf vs 109 bcf Expected
Oct 9, 2014 10:00AM August MoM Wholesale Inventories -0.7% vs 0.3%
Oct 9, 2014 08:30AM Initial Jobless Claims 287K vs 295K Expected
Oct 8, 2014 10:34AM UPDATE: Crude Inventory 5M Barrels vs 1.68M Expected
Oct 8, 2014 10:34AM UPDATE: Crude Inventory 5M Barrels vs 1.68M Expected
Oct 8, 2014 07:32AM Markets Quiet Ahead of FOMC Minutes
Oct 8, 2014 07:00AM MBA Mortgage Applications 3.8% vs -0.2% Prior
Oct 7, 2014 03:01PM August Consumer Credit $13.5B vs $20B Expected
Oct 7, 2014 10:01AM JOLTS Job Openings 4.84M vs 4.7M Expected
Oct 7, 2014 09:03AM U.S. Comp Sales Rose 5.4% Last Week - Redbook
Oct 6, 2014 07:04AM Overnight World Market Headlines and the Day Ahead
Oct 3, 2014 10:00AM ISM Non-Manufacturing Index at 58.6% in Sept.; Business Activity Pressures Gains
Oct 3, 2014 08:35AM Nonfarm Payrolls Expanded 248K in Sept., Outpacing Views on Services, Retail, and Health Care Gains
Oct 3, 2014 08:32AM August Trade Balance -$40.1B vs -$40.8B Expected
Oct 3, 2014 08:35AM Nonfarm Payrolls Expanded 248K in Sept., Outpacing Views on Services, Retail, and Health Care Gains
Oct 2, 2014 10:30AM Natural Gas Inventory 112 bcf vs 106 bcf Expected
Oct 2, 2014 10:01AM August Factory Orders -10.1 vs -9.5 Expected
Oct 2, 2014 09:45AM ISM New York 63.7 vs 57.1 Prior
Oct 2, 2014 08:48AM Initial Jobless Claims 287K vs 297K Expected
Oct 2, 2014 08:48AM Initial Jobless Claims 287K vs 297K Expected
Oct 1, 2014 05:06PM Capitala Finance (CPTA) Files $500M Mixed Shelf
Oct 1, 2014 10:32AM UPDATE: Crude Inventory -1.4M Barrels vs 925K Expected
Oct 1, 2014 10:32AM UPDATE: Crude Inventory -1.4M Barrels vs 925K Expected
Oct 1, 2014 10:00AM August Construction Spending -0.8% vs 0.5% Expected
Oct 1, 2014 10:00AM ISM Manufacturing 56.6 vs 58.5 Expected
Oct 1, 2014 09:45AM Markit Manufacturing PMI 57.5 vs 57.9 Expected
Oct 1, 2014 08:15AM ADP Employment Change 213K vs 205K Expected
Oct 1, 2014 07:00AM MBA Mortgage Applications -0.2% vs -4.1% Prior
Sep 30, 2014 10:00AM Sept. Consumer Confidence Index 86 vs 92.5 Expected
Sep 30, 2014 09:53AM UPDATE: September Chicago Purchasing Manager 60.5 vs 62 Expected
Sep 30, 2014 09:53AM UPDATE: September Chicago Purchasing Manager 60.5 vs 62 Expected
Sep 29, 2014 10:30AM Dallas Fed August Manf. Activity 10.8 vs 10.5 Expected
Sep 29, 2014 10:00AM August MoM Pending Homes Sales -1% vs -0.5% Expected
Sep 29, 2014 08:30AM August Personal Income 0.3% vs 0.3% Expected; Spending 0.5% vs 0.4%
Sep 29, 2014 06:41AM Gazit-Globe (GZT) Enters $32M Common Stock, Warrants Private Placement
Sep 26, 2014 09:55AM Sept. U of M Confidence 84.6 vs 84.8 Expected
Sep 26, 2014 08:38AM U.S. GDP Rose 4.6% in Q2, Flat with Expectations; Personal Consumption, Private Investment Led Gains
Sep 26, 2014 08:38AM U.S. GDP Rose 4.6% in Q2, Flat with Expectations; Personal Consumption, Private Investment Led Gains
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