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Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Get Clobbered As Market Fears Gain Traction

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Initial Jobless Claims came in higher than expected at 408,000 well above the recessionary threshold of 350,000. Consumer Prices rose by a more than 0.5% in July and by 3.6% year over year. The


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks End Flat After Choppy Trading

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The Producer Price Index rose by a worse than expected 0.2% in July and 0.4% excluding food & energy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded higher on Wednesday morning with a morning high at


Equities Sector Coverage: Consumer Staples Lone Gainer As Stocks Fall

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Import Prices rose by 0.3% in July and by 14% year over year. Housing Starts fell 1.5% in July to an annual rate of 604,000 with single family starts down 4.9% to 425,000. Building Permits


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks End Week On High Note, Financials and Utilities Fall Lower

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Retail Sales in July rose by 0.5%, slightly below expectations, but with the biggest gain since March. The University of Michigan consumer sentiment survey declined from 63.7 to 54.9 in August,


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Pare Losses To Break Losing Streak

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

We had mixed data on the labor market Wednesday morning as Challenger, Grey & Christmas reported that planned layoffs rose to 66,414, a sixteen month high in July, while ADP reported that the


Equities Sector Coverage: Industrials and Materials Stocks Fall

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The S&P/Case–Shiller 20-City Home Price Index rose by 1% in May, but showed a year over year decline of 4.5%. The Conference Board’s measure of Consumer Confidence remains weak in July at


Equities Sector Coverage: Healthcare and Telecom Stocks Lead Losers

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

There were no economic data points on Monday. This week the number one focus is on the Debt Ceiling standoff on Capital Hill. On Tuesday look for continued weak Consumer Confidence and New Home


Blockchain in Fintech - Discussion at the EU Parliament

From the recent Blockchain For Europe Summit in Brussels: Panel on Financial Market Infrastructure