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The Economy Will Suffer With Trump's Import Tariffs?
Economist's are dead set against raising import tariffs - and with few exceptions are publicly positioned against President Trump's new tariffs on foreign imports of steel and aluminum. According to  Rasmussen Reports : Most Americans fear that President Trump's new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports

Initial Claims, Export/Import Data And More
This Thursday as almost every pre market Thursday we get a fresh read on Initial Jobless Claims We also see other economic metrics on this particular Thursday including Import Export Prices Empire State and Philly Fed reports In short a wealth of economic data ahead of next week s

Retail Sales, PPI And More
Ahead of today s market open we see two metrics on economic development the Producer Price Index PPI also known as the other shoe dropping from yesterday s Consumer Price Index CPI and Retail Sales for the month of February Results were mixed but neither was harrowingly out of

Q4 Earnings Season Wrapped Up
With Q4 earnings season all but wrapped and some of the major economic indicators last week s jobs and jobless reports ahead of next week s Fed meeting we focus a bit more tightly on this morning s February Consumer Price Index CPI Results were completely in line with expectations 0

Goldilocks Conditions Look To Continue
Following Friday s big 1 8 upswing on the Dow index marking the first close north of 25K so far this month which came after a stellar non farm payroll survey that brought 313K new jobs in February with barely any wage growth these Goldilocks conditions look to continue into this week

Glut Or Deficit: Where Are Oil Markets Headed?
A flurry of recent oil market forecasts have sent a lot of mixed messages about what to expect both in the near-term and over the next several years. Is U.S. shale about to flood the market, setting off another bust? Or is demand so strong that with the oil market already rapidly tightening, another price rally is in

Currencies Rally On Non-Farm Payrolls And Trump's Flexibility
Friday's U.S. jobs report did not have a significant impact on the FX market outside of reinforcing the positive momentum in the economy. A total of 313K jobs were created in February, which was the largest one-month increase since in 3.5 years. Although the unemployment rate ticked up and average hourly earnings

Colony NorthStar Merger Math 2 + 2 + 2 = 3
By John Sheehy ByJohn Sheehy After the recently announced 4Q17 results and conference call Colony NorthStar CLNS looks like a dog s breakfast instead of the promised World Class Platform The company is unenthusiastic about its underperforming

A Flurry Of Economic Data
Because it s Spring Training season for Major League Baseball I can use the analogy that this morning s non farm payroll numbers have knocked the cover off the ball A blowout 313K new jobs were created in the month of February more than 100 000 roughly 50 higher than expected

Jane And Joe Not Benefiting In The Current Economic Expansion
I continue to be concerned about the relatively high spending rate of consumers. Spending relative to income is now in the range of the last peak which occurred in mid-2005. Seasonally Adjusted Spending's Ratio to Income (a declining ratio means consumer is spending less of its Income) What is the problem