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By Mike Bjork
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http://MikesDailyMarketReport.com: The Consumer Priced Index rose only 0.1% in May, which it's YoY dropped from 2.0% to 1.8%. The Core CPI (excluding food and energy) also rose only 0.1%. It's YoY dropped from 2.1% to 2.0%. Stocks are trading in Negative Territory, despite the lower Consumer Infl...

By Mike Bjork
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http://MikesDailyMarketReport.com: Nonfarm Payroll really disappointed in May, as only 75k new jobs were created. Also, there were revisions from the previous 2 months, which were lowered by 75k combined. Unemployment remained unchanged at 3.6%. Average Hourly Earnings rose 0.2% in May. Wholesale...

By Mike Bjork
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http://MikesDailyMarketReport.com: Initial Jobless Claims rose this week from 215k from previous week to 218k. These are still low numbers, which is why Investors shrugged off the ADP number yesterday. They're anticipating approximately 190k new jobs for tomorrow's BLS' report. Q1 Productivity wa...

By Mike Bjork
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http://MikesDailyMarketReport.com: ADP Employment number really missed it's mark in May. It went from 271k new private jobs in April to only creating 27k in May. This didn't weigh on the Market too much, as the ADP's number doesn't always translate to the same as the BLS'. Most think the BLS' num...

By Mike Bjork
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http://MikesDailyMarketReport.com: Factory Orders dropped 0.8% in April. Starting tomorrow, we'll look at the Job Numbers for May, which begin with the ADP numbers, then Weekly Jobless Claims on Thursday and BLS' Unemployment Rate and Jobs data. Stocks are rebounding after yesterday's Negative Cl...

By Mike Bjork
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http://MikesDailyMarketReport.com: Overall Manufacturing dipped in May. The Markit Manufacturing PMI dropped from 50.6 to 50.5; whereas, ISM Manufacturing Index dropped from 52.8% to 52.1%. These are the lowest levels we've seen in approximately the past 20 months. Construction Spending was revis...

By Mike Bjork
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http://MikesDailyMarketReport.com: A lot of Economic data to go over this morning from the Calendar. We'll start off with Personal Income, which rose 0.5% in April; whereas Consumer Spending rose only 0.3% in April. Personal Consumption Expenditure (PCE) rose 0.3% in April, which it's YoY rose fr...

By Mike Bjork
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http://MikesDailyMarketReport.com: Initial Jobless Claims rose from 212k (this was revised slightly higher from 211k) to 215k (same as forecast). Still very low amount of people filing for Unemployment. Q1 GDP was revised slightly downward, from 3.2% to 3.1%. Many economists were forecasting it t...

By Mike Bjork
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http://MikesDailyMarketReport.com: Nothing scheduled for the Economic Calendar today, but tomorrow will be much busier. The Stock Market is in Negative Territory this morning on more news on the escalating tensions between US and China. China is now reporting that they may restrict exports to the...

By Mike Bjork
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http://MikesDailyMarketReport.com: Case Shiller Home Price Index indicates that home prices continue to slow down, having a 3.9% annualized growth in February to 3.7% in March. Consumer Confidence Index represents the overall satisfaction by the Consumer with the standing of the US Economy, as it...

By Mike Bjork
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http://MikesDailyMarketReport.com: Durable Goods Orders dropped 2.1% in April, and it's March's number was revised lower, from 2.6% to 1.7%. The big drop was led by lack of Boeing orders (this is after the grounding of their 737 airplanes). If you remove the Transportation, the Durable Goods woul...

By Mike Bjork
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http://MikesDailyMarketReport.com: Weekly Jobless Claims dropped from 212k from previous week to 211k last week; another good sign for Jobs. However, we show Manufacturing and Services Industry slowing down. Markit Manufacturing PMI flash dropped from 52.6 in April to 50.6 in May; and Markit Serv...

By Mike Bjork
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http://MikesDailyMarketReport.com: The only item on the Economic Calendar today is the FOMC Minutes, which will be released at 11:15am PST. Investors are eager to review the Minutes of the Feds' last meeting and look for clues on their thoughts on the economy, rate movement and US/China. Stocks a...

By Mike Bjork
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http://MikesDailyMarketReport.com: Existing Homes Sales slumped a bit in April, as they go from 5.21 million annualized units to 5.19 million. Stocks are cautiously trading in Positive Territory, as the US placed a Temporary (90 days) Exception on US Businesses dealings with Huawei. MBS is curren...

By Mike Bjork
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http://MikesDailyMarketReport.com: There are no economic data to report from the Calendar today. Stocks are being driven by the continued tensions between the US and China, as both parties agree they won't be meeting any time soon, as neither side is willing to negotiate further. Also, US Compani...

By Mike Bjork
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http://MikesDailyMarketReport.com: Consumer Sentiment jumped up from 97.2 in April to 102.4 in May. Leading Indicators are Up 0.2% in April. Stocks are down on concerns that China won't come back to the negotiations based on all the previous events. MBS is currently down 3bps, but it's not enough...

By Mike Bjork
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http://MikesDailyMarketReport.com: Initial Jobless Claims improved last week, as only 212k applied for benefits (vs. 228k the previous week). Housing Starts improved in April, as they rose from 1.168 million annualized units in March to 1.235 million in April. Also, Building Permits, which are fu...

By Mike Bjork
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http://MikesDailyMarketReport.com: After a big month in March, Retail Sales declined by 0.2% in April; when you exclude Autos, then it declined by 0.1%. The Empire State Index reported an improvement in Manufacturing in the NY region, as it went from 10.1 in April to 17.8 in May. Industrial Produ...

By Mike Bjork
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http://MikesDailyMarketReport.com: NFIB Small Business Index rose from 101.8 to 103.5 in April, as Small Businesses gain a little more confidence in the economy and overall Market. Stocks are rebounding a bit today, as yesterday was a sheer sell-off. There appears to be a softening in the tone be...

By Mike Bjork
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http://MikesDailyMarketReport.com: No economic data to report today. The driving force behind the Markets is a continuation from last week's tension in Trade talks between US and China, which have become more heightened. After US raised Tariffs on $200 Billion of Chinese goods from 10% to 25%, th...

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