Archive for February 3rd, 2011

U.S. Initial Jobless Claims At 415.000; Down 42.000

Initial jobless claims in the U.S. were reported at 415.000 vs. 429.000 consensus; last week revised (down 3.000) reading was at 457.000.

Lot of noise in data; 4 week moving average rose in last two weeks.

Morning Reading – Thursday, February 3, 2011

*** The Infrastructurist: China To Create World’s Largest City ***
*** FT BeyondBRICs: Chinese property bubble: a myth? ***
*** The Big Picture: How U.S. Income Groups Get Squeezed By Food Prices ***
*** The Big Picture: Watch yields here ***
*** The Big Picture: Blogonomics: A New Chapter ***
*** The Big Picture: Microsoft the Innovator: Bing Copies Google Search Results ***
*** The Slope of Hope: Nope. No Inflation Here. Not At All. ***

U.S. Petroleum Weekly – February 3, 2011

Crude oil stocks rising, markets well supplied, demand weak. The price of oil, nevertheless, is on the rise.


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