The Morning Call---Greed Comes Before The Fall
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The Morning Call
Tuesday in the charts. Notable, with stocks having confirmed the break above their all time highs, the dollar and the long bond are now breaking below support levels with gold rallying off its 200 day moving average. In short, increased activity around major support/resistance levels suggesting changes in trends are developing.
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November’s historic rally may not bode well for December.
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Gold experiences its first big test in nine months.
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Month to date retail chain store sales were up big from the prior week.
Weekly mortgage applications declined 0.6% while purchase applications were up 9.0%.
October construction spending rose 1.3$ versus expectations of up 0.8%.
Construction Spending Increased 1.3% in October
The November final manufacturing PMI came in at 56.7, in line.
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The November ISM manufacturing index was reported at 57.5 versus predictions of 58.0.
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The November ADP private payroll report showed job gains of 307,000 versus consensus of 410,000.
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October German retail sales were up 2.6% versus forecasts of +1.2%.
October EU unemployment came in at 8.4%, in line; October PPI was +0.4% versus +0.2%.
November Japanese consumer confidence was 33.7 versus estimates of 33.0.
October median household income.
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Framing lumber prices up 50% YoY.
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How much debt is too much?
Foreign share of US debt plunging.
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Biden’s economic team suggests focus on worker and income equality.
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Surviving until next summer.
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The second cold war.
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Bottom line. Greed comes before the fall (must read).
Market euphoria surpasses Dot.com levels.
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Citibank warns 100% probability of losing money.
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Making sense of sky high stock prices.
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