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144270US Books Capital Inflow in February4/15/2021 8:23:14 PM"The United States recorded a capital and financial account surplus of USD 72.6 billion in February of 2021, down from USD 106.3 billion in the prior month. Meanwhile, foreign bond investment dropped a net USD 65.5 billion in February from USD 49 billion in the previous month. Treasury International Capital (TIC) long-term transactions decreased to $4.2 billion in February from $91 billion in January."United StatesCapital FlowsUNITEDSTACAPFLO/united-states/capital-flows
144268US Stocks Close at Records4/15/2021 8:01:00 PM"All three main US stock indexes gained ground on Thursday, with the Dow Jones and the S&P 500 finishing at record closing levels on the back of an improved economic outlook and upbeat earnings results. Easing coronavirus restrictions tied to the accelerated rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations in the US has prompted a sharp rise in American consumer spending and the lowest new jobless claims in a year. Adding to the chipper mood, earnings from PepsiCo, UnitedHealth, Citigroup and Bank of America topped forecasts. The Dow Jones added 305 points or 0.9% to 34,036. The S&P 500 gained 46 points or 1.1% to 4,170. The tech-heavy Nasdaq outperformed its peers, surging 181 points or 1.3% to 14,039."United StatesStock MarketINDU/united-states/stock-market
144262US Treasury Yields Lose Further Ground4/15/2021 4:33:00 PM"The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note yields retreated further to around 1.55%, a level not seen in a month, in the aftermath of solid demand for 30-, 10-, and 3-year bond auctions, which eased some fears that investors would struggle to soak up the flood of supply hitting the market. This massive appetite for government debt has come despite an improved economic outlook. Easing coronavirus restrictions tied to the accelerated rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations in the US has prompted a sharp increase in American consumer spending and the lowest new jobless claims in a year. Also, Fed Chair has constantly played down inflationary pressures saying any rise in consumer prices would be temporary."united statesGovernment Bond 10YUSGG10YR/united-states/government-bond-yield
144256Dollar Remains Under Selling Pressure4/15/2021 4:16:00 PM"The dollar index lost significant ground this week, moving away from the 92.00 area to break below 91.50 for the first time in a month. The market moves came in tandem with a further retracement in Treasury yields, which bottomed around monthly lows of 1.55%. On top of that, the ongoing outperformance of the US economy failed to offer lasting support. A slew of data releases in the US calendar, including upbeat retail and jobless claims data, drove investors into riskier currencies, such as the New Zealand and Australian dollars. Aside from the economic indicators, the Federal Reserve’s insistence that it will keep financial conditions as lenient as possible until the US economy heals from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic seems to be making it difficult for the greenback to attract new investors."United StatesCurrencyDXY/united-states/currency
144240US Business Inventories Rise 0.5% in February4/15/2021 2:04:44 PM"Manufacturers’ and trade inventories in the US rose 0.5 percent from a month earlier in February of 2021, in line with market expectations and following an upwardly revised 0.4 percent growth in January. It was the 8th consecutive month of gains in business inventories. Stocks at manufacturers increased 0.8 percent, accelerating from a 0.2 percent advance in the previous month while inventories at retailers showed no growth, after falling 0.3 percent. Meantime, stocks at wholesalers eased (0.6 percent vs 1.4 percent). Year-on-year, business inventories declined 0.7 percent."United StatesBusiness InventoriesUNITEDSTABUSINV/united-states/business-inventories