Archive for September 23rd, 2010

U.S. Natural Gas Weekly – September 23, 2010

(For The Week Ending September 17, 2010) Working gas in storage rose 73 Bcf from previous week. Consensus was at 80 Bcf. Chart 1. Natural Gas Futures Chart 2. Working Gas in Underground Storage Compared with 5 Year Average Chart 3. Natural Gas Futures Curve

Conference Board Leading Economic Index For August Rose 0.3%

(For August 2010) If you were (same as I) wondering why market moved up it was because of this. Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) rose 0.3% in August. The consensus was at 0.1%, prior revised reading was at 0.1%. On year level LEI is up 6.9% vs. 7.2% in July. Digging little deeper we can […]

Sales Of Existing Homes In U.S. Rose 7.6% In August

(For August 2010) Sales of existing homes in U.S. rose 7.6% to 4.13 million units SAAR. Consensus was at 4.1 million. Chart 1. U.S. Existing Home Sales Total housing inventory is unchanged from July at 4.0 million units. Months supply fell from 12.5 to 11.6 months. Chart 2. U.S. Existing Home Sales Inventory & U.S. Existing […]

U.S. Petroleum Weekly – September 23, 2010

For The Week Ending September 17, 2010) Crude oil stocks rose 1.0 million barrels for the week ending September 17, 2010; Gasoline stocks increased 1.6 million barrels; Distillate stocks were up 0.3 million barrels; Propane/propylene stocks remained unchanged; Other oils stocks were up 0.7 million barrels; Total crude oil and petroleum stocks were 2.9 million […]

U.S. Initial Jobless Claims At 465.000; Up 12.000

(For The Week Ending September 18, 2010) Initial jobless claims in the U.S. were reported at 465.000. The consensus was at 450.000, last week revised (up 3.000) reading was at 453.000. Chart 1. U.S. Initial Jobless Claims

FHFA House Price Index Fell 0.5% In July

(For July 2010) FHFA House Price Index fell 0.5% in July vs. fall of 0.3%in June. On year level the index is down 3.3%. House prices could return to negative trend. Chart 1. FHFA House Price Index

New Day, New Highs

Irish and Portuguese 10 year government bond yield spread versus same maturity German keep on rising. Latest rumors are that tha Anglo Irish creditors will not be paid off in full. Ireland auctioned February 2011 and April 2010 bills today; bit to cover for February bills fell from 9.4 times on previous auction to 4.1 times; bit to cover […]


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