Super Tuesday results

Markets Tugged One Way by Oil and Another by Clarifying Super Tuesday Results

March 2, 2016

West Texas Intermediate crude oil dropped back 2.1% to $33.67 per barrel, depressing U.S. stock futures.  Weekly U.S. oil inventories get reported today. Comex gold, the ultimate haven beneficiary, edged 0.2% lower to $1,230.25 per ounce. Trump won Alabama, Massachusetts, Virginia, Tennessee, Georgia, Vermont and Arkansas and now leads Cruz in the Republican delegate count […] More

Weak Data and Super Tuesday Results

March 7, 2012

Australian GDP rose only 0.4% last quarter, half as much as forecast.  A 4.7% decline in Australia’s terms of trade was the greatest quarterly slump in a couple of years.  On-year growth decelerated to 2.3% from 2.5% in 3Q.  Australia’s construction PMI index worsened further to a reading of 35.6 in February from 39.8 in […] More

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