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EIA Petroleum Status Report : Futures Trading Brokerage, Commodity Trading Brokerage, Futures Broker, Futures Swing Trading

Crude oil inventories came in at 0.0 barrels last week was 3.8 M barrels. Gasoline was at 0.1 M barrels Distillates was at -1.2 M barrels Imports drop and refinery demand went up which held down oil inventories at unchanged for the week of May 13.… read more

Industrial Production : Economic News, Economic Reports, Economic Calendar, Trading News

Production came in at 0.0%  Consensus was looking for 0.4%  Prior  was 0.8% Capacity Utilization Rate-Level came in at 76.9% Consensus was looking for 77.6%  Prior was 77.4%… read more

Retail Sales- Futures Trading, Commodity trading, Futures Trading news, Futures Trading Brokerage Firm

Released on 5/12/2011 8:30:00 AM For Apr, 2011 Prior Consensus Consensus Range Actual Retail Sales – M/M change 0.4 % 0.6 % 0.2 % to 1.2 % 0.5 % Retail Sales less autos – M/M change 0.8 % 0.6 % 0.2 % to 1.5 % 0.6 % Retail sales in April gained 0.5 percent, following a revised 0.9 percent increase in March.    March was revised upward significantly from… read more

Redbook-Futures News, Futures Trading, Futures Broker, Commodity News, Commodity Trading, Commodities Broker

Released on 5/10/2011 8:55:00 AM For wk5/7, 2011 Prior Actual Store Sales Y/Y change 5.5 % 4.7 Redbook’s sales rate for the May 7 down from 5.5% to 4.7% but isn’t down by much compared to the very long prior trend of between two and four percent. Redbook says most retailer met or exceeded plan in… read more

BOE Announcement-Futures news, Futures Trading, Economic News, Trading News, Commodity news, Commodity Trading, Futures Brokerage, Commodity Brokerage

Released on 5/5/2011 7:00:00 AM Prior Consensus Actual change 0 bp 0 bp 0 bp Level 0.5 % 0.5 % 0.5 % Highlights Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee left its key interest rate at 0.5 percent unchanged… read more

Jobless Claims,Futures Trading, Trading News, Futures Trading News, Commodity Trading News

Initial claims jumped 25,000 in the April 23 week to 429,000  above expectations (prior week revised 1,000 higher to 404,000). The Labor Department said layoffs in the auto sector were isolated and not a major factor. The four-week average rose a steep 9,250 to 408,500 and is nearly 15,000 above the month-ago level.… read more

ISM Mfg Index / Futures Broker

  Released on 3/1/2011 10:00:00 AM For Feb, 2011     Prior Consensus Consensus Range Actual ISM Mfg Index – Level 60.8  60.5  58.7  to 62.0  61.4       Market Consensus Before Announcement The composite index from the ISM manufacturing survey jumped 2.3 points to a rare plus 60 reading at 60.8 for the highest reading since May… read more

Futures News – New Home sales up 18% in December.

Market Consensus Before Announcement New home sales for December jumped 18 percent to an annual unit rate of 329,000. In turn, months’ supply came down to 6.9 from 8.4 months in November. The buyer rush likely was tied to December’s jump in mortgage rates which encouraged potential homebuyers to quit sitting on the fence and… read more