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Oil Extends Gains While Markets Await Fresh Incentives


Oil Price Jumps to Record High in 2019
U S Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had tough words regarding the country of Iran during his press conference announcing there will be no extension of waivers for countries purchasing Iranian oil While some on this list have already ceased purchase from the country including Greece Italy

Weekly Market Preview: Stocks To Watch For the Coming Week: BIDU, FB, MSFT, TSLA, AMZN, SBUX


Weekly Economic Release Summary - Industrial Production Signals Slower Economic Growth In 1Q2019
Manufacturing growth in the U.S. continues its decline - and year-over-year growth for capacity utilization has all but disappeared. Seasonally Adjusted Capacity Utilization - Year-over-Year Change - Seasonally Adjusted - Total Industry (blue line) and Manufacturing Only (red line) This week the

Weekly Economic Release Summary - Industrial Production Signals Slower Economic Growth In 1Q2019
Manufacturing growth in the U.S. continues its decline - and year-over-year growth for capacity utilization has all but disappeared. Seasonally Adjusted Capacity Utilization - Year-over-Year Change - Seasonally Adjusted - Total Industry (blue line) and Manufacturing Only (red line) This week the

Strong Earnings and Retail Sales Data
A massive jump in retail sales has delivered a major boost to investor sentiment ahead of the opening bell This key metric of economic heath posted its biggest jump in 18 months during March Meanwhile first quarter earnings continue to roll in today with several bellwethers posting results

China's Economic Growth Exceeds Analyst Expectations


Economic & Earnings Data Deluge
The Q1 earnings parade continues ahead of the opening bell today with focus on Wall Street finance corporations slowly giving way to other industries Morgan Stanley 160 MS PepsiCo 160 PEP and Kansas City Southern 160 KSU 160 are among those companies putting out Q1 earnings

As Good as It Gets?


Q1 Earnings To Watch For
Q1 earnings season gets off to a bang this morning with major S amp P 500 companies reporting Q1 earnings ahead of the bell This is the first full week of Q1 earnings season though the influx o f report s hitting the tape in the next few weeks to come will be even heavier