55859US Crude Oil Inventories Recover in Latest Week5/23/2018 2:39:40 PM"Stocks of crude oil in the United States rose by 5.778 million barrels in the week ended May 18th 2018, after a 1.4040 million fall in the previous period and compared with market expectations of a 1.567 million decline. Meantime, gasoline inventories went up by 1.883 million barrels after decreasing 3.790 million in the previous week, while markets were expecting a 1.388 million drop. Both crude oil stocks and gasoline inventories posted the first increase after two straight weeks of declines."United StatesCrude Oil Stocks ChangeUNITEDSTACRUOILSTOCH/united-states/crude-oil-stocks-change
55856US New Home Sales Fall Less than Expected5/23/2018 2:12:08 PM"Sales of new single-family houses in the United States shrank 1.5 percent from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 662 thousand in April of 2018, compared to market expectations of a 2 percent drop. It follows a downwardly revised 2 percent jump in March."United StatesNew Home SalesUNITEDSTANEWHOMSAL/united-states/new-home-sales
55855US Composite PMI Higher than Expected in May5/23/2018 2:04:05 PM"The IHS Markit US Composite PMI rose to 55.7 in May of 2018 from 54.9 in April, beating market forecasts of 55, preliminary estimates showed. The reading pointed to the strongest expansion in private sector activity in three months. Both services (55.7 from 54.6, 3-month high) and manufacturing (56.6 from 56.5, 44-month high) rose at faster paces."United StatesComposite PmiUNITEDSTACOMPMI/united-states/composite-pmi
55852US Manufacturing Growth Highest since 2014: PMI5/23/2018 1:52:01 PM"The IHS Markit US Manufacturing PMI edged up to 56.6 in May of 2018 from 56.5 in April, slightly above market expectations of 56.5, preliminary estimates showed. The reading pointed to the strongest growth rate in factory activity since September of 2014 amid faster rises in production and incoming new business due to improving economic conditions and a continued recovery in domestic sales."United StatesManufacturing PMIUNITEDSTAMANPMI/united-states/manufacturing-pmi
55850US Services Sector Growth at 3-Month High: PMI5/23/2018 1:50:26 PM"The IHS Markit US Services PMI rose to 55.7 in May 2018 from 54.6 in the previous month and beating market expectations of 54.9, preliminary estimates showed. The reading pointed to the fastest expansion in the services sector since February, mainly due to higher output while new orders eased slightly from the three-year peak seen in April. Backlogs of work continued to accumulate for the thirteenth straight month and the most since since March 2015. On the price front, input inflation was the steepest in three months, amid higher oil-related costs and rising commodity prices."United StatesServices PMIUNITEDSTASERPMI/united-states/services-pmi
55849US Stocks Open Lower5/23/2018 1:42:03 PM"Wall Street opened in the red on Wednesday amid rising trade and geopolitical concerns after President Trump said he's not satisfied with China trade talks and his summit with North Korea could be cancelled or delayed if certain conditions are not met. Also, lower-than-expected earnings from Target also weighed on investors' mood. The Dow Jones fell 102 points or 0.4%, the S&P went down 10 points or 0.4% and the Nasdaq declined 28 points or 0.4% around 9 minutes after the opening bell."United StatesStock MarketINDU/united-states/stock-market
55840US Mortgage Applications Fall 2.6% in Latest Week5/23/2018 11:02:44 AM"Mortgage applications in the United States dropped 2.6 percent in the week ended May 18th 2018, after declining 2.7 percent in the previous period. It marks the fifth consecutive week of falls in mortgage applications, data from the Mortgage Bankers Association showed. Refinance applications slumped 3.7 percent, with the index reaching the lowest since December 2000 and applications to purchase a home fell 2 percent. The average fixed 30-year mortgage rate jumped by 9bps to 4.86 percent."United StatesMortgage ApplicationsUNITEDSTAMORAPP/united-states/mortgage-applications
55787US Stocks Close Down on Tuesday5/22/2018 8:01:10 PM"Wall Street closed lower on Tuesday 22 May 2018, as President Trump said a highly anticipated summit with North Korea scheduled for June 12 in Singapore may not happen, offsetting early gains in the session after China said it will reduce tariffs on certain vehicles effective July 1. The Dow Jones lost 178 points or 0.7% to 24835. The S&P 500 retreated 8 points or 0.3% to 2725. The Nasdaq declined 13 points or 0.2% to 7381."United StatesStock MarketINDU/united-states/stock-market
55778Richmond Fed Index Rebounds in May5/22/2018 2:07:24 PM"The Manufacturing Activity Index in the US fifth district including the District of Columbia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and most of West Virginia jumped to 16 in May of 2018 from -3 in April which was the lowest reading since September of 2016. Figures beat market expectations of 9, boosted by shipments (15 from -8), new orders (16 from -9) and employment (18 from 12). Local business conditions also moved back into expansionary territory and firms remained optimistic that growth would continue in coming months. Meanwhile, wages (28 from 27), prices paid (2.63 from 2.43) and received (1.75 from 1.46) increased more."United StatesRichmond Fed Manufacturing IndexUNITEDSTARICFEDMANIN/united-states/richmond-fed-manufacturing-index
55750US Stocks Close Higher on Monday5/21/2018 8:19:36 PM"Wall Street closed moderately higher on Monday 21 May 2018, as US-China trade tensions eased after the US Treasury Secretary Mnuchin said during the weekend the trade war and the tariffs were ""on hold"". The Dow Jones surged 298 points or 1.2% to 25013. The S&P 500 gained 20 points or 0.7% to 2733. The Nasdaq climbed 40 points or 0.5% to 7394."United StatesStock MarketINDU/united-states/stock-market