United States Initial Jobless Claims was reported at 210K in 18/Aug from 212K in the previous period. It was expected at 215K
United States Continuing Jobless Claims was reported at 1.727M in 11/Aug from 1721K in the previous period. It was expected at 1731K
United States House Price Index MoM was reported at 0.2% in June It was expected at 0.3%
United States Markit Manufacturing PMI Flash was reported at 54.5 in Aug from 55.3 in the previous period. It was expected at 55.
United States Markit Services PMI Flash was reported at 55.2 in Aug from 56 in the previous period. It was expected at 55.9
United States Markit Composite PMI Flash was reported at 55 in Aug from 55.7 in the previous period. It was expected at 56.3
United States New Home Sales was reported at 0.627M in Jul from 0.631M in the previous period. It was expected at 0.645M.
United States New Home Sales MoM was reported at -1.7% in Jul from -5.3% in the previous period. It was expected at 2.2%
United States Natural Gas Stocks Change was reported at 48 Billion cf in 2018-08-17 from 33 in the previous period.
In US Equity Markets the S&P 500 edged higher on Thursday as technology stocks rose, though gains were restricted by declines in commodity-related stocks and trade-sensitive sectors after new tariffs took effect in the U.S.-China trade war. The S&P 500 was up 0.10 percent, at 2,864.57 and the Nasdaq Composite rose 0.36 percent, at 7,917.27. Victoria’s Secret-owner L Brands fell 9 percent, the most on the S&P, after cutting its full-year profit expectations. The technology index rose 0.64 percent, bolstering the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite.
SPX bullish sentiment is at 70%.
CNN Fear and Greed also diverging like the Daily Sentiment Index from index price. (Index price making new highs while sentiment is lower).
Nasdaq 100 Index (NDX) remains on day 12 of 13 with upside Countdown.
Nasdaq Composite Index (CCMP) with a Countdown 13 today.
IWM Russell 2000
IWM Russell 2000 stalling here after upside signals.
Bloomberg United States Market Capitalization
US Exchange total market cap had a monthly upside exhaustion with a bit of a throw over but this is still valid. Previous signals worked well!
TRADCNYC- Total Advance/Decline NYSE
Upside Combo yesterday.
In Currency Markets sterling slid on Thursday as the government stepped up its plans for a no-deal Brexit, once again reviving concerns about the currency’s fate if Britain left the European Union without having agreed new trade arrangements. The pound traded down 0.6 percent versus the dollar at $1.2834 and down 0.4 percent against the euro at 90.18 pence..Sterling fell to $1.2662 last week, its lowest since June 2017, after several ministers warned that the risk of leaving without an agreement had increased.
US Dollar bullish sentiment is at 69% and down from 96% in the last two weeks. Some backing and filling is likely.
Euro bullish sentiment is currently at 38%, up 3 from previous day.
Japanese Yen bullish sentiment is currently at 35%, down -2 from previous day.