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More Support for 2024 Rate Cuts – Retail Sales Fall More than Expected

Minneapolis, MN | February 15, 2024 | HedgeTalk Newsletter | By: John Trefethen, Director & Co-Founder


Table of Contents:


  1. Market Moving Headlines

  2. Economic Calendar - Week of February 19th, 2024

  3. Interest Rates

  4. Currencies

  5. Commodities

  6. Quote of the Week


 

Market Moving Headlines


  • US retail sales fall more than expected.

  • US jobless claims unexpectedly fall.

  • US import prices rise the most in nearly two years.

  • US export prices unexpectedly rebound in January.

  • The Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index in the US unexpectedly rebounds in February.

  • Canada manufacturing sales drop more than expected.

  • US industrial production unexpectedly falls.

  • US capacity utilization the lowest since 2021.

  • US homebuilder sentiment at a 6-month high.

  • Total business inventories in the US rose by 0.4% month-over-month in December, 2023.


 

Economic Calendar - Week of February 19th, 2024


Economic Calendar - Week of February 19th, 2024























 

Interest Rates


Interest Rates green, white, and grey chart














Interest Rates 2Y - 10Y Spread chart














Past 12 Months - 2Y - 10Y Spread










 

Currencies


Currencies chart for the week














Commodities


Commodities chart of the week














 

Quote of the Week


“The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt


 

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