68356US Stocks Tumble on Friday12/14/2018 9:05:00 PM"Wall Street closed deeply in the red on Friday 14 December 2018, as softer retail sales and industrial production in China, wea PMIs in Europe and prevailing trade policy uncertainty weighed on sentiment. The Dow Jones plunged 497 points or 2.0% to 24101. The S&P 500 shed 51 points or 1.9% to 2600. The Nasdaq retreated 160 points or 2.3% to 6911."United StatesStock MarketINDU/united-states/stock-market
68345US Business Inventories Match Forecasts12/14/2018 3:08:05 PM"Business inventories in the United States increased 0.6 percent month-over-month in October of 2018, following an upwardly revised 0.5 percent rise in September and in line with market expectations. Stocks went up faster at retailers (0.8 percent compared to 0.1 percent in September), wholesalers (0.8 percent compared to 0.7 percent) and for autos and parts (1.1 percent compared to 0.5 percent) but increased less for manufacturers (0.1 percent compared to 0.6 percent). Retail inventories excluding autos, which go into the calculation of GDP, jumped 0.7 percent after falling 0.1 percent in September."United StatesBusiness InventoriesUNITEDSTABUSINV/united-states/business-inventories
68344US Private Sector Expands the Least in 19 Months12/14/2018 2:53:00 PM"The IHS Markit US Composite PMI dropped to 53.6 in December 2018 from 54.7 in the previous month, a preliminary estimate showed. The latest reading signaled the weakest expansion in private sector since May 2017 as services growth was the weakest in 11 months (PMI at 53.4 vs 54.7 in November) and manufacturing increased the least since November 2017 (PMI at 53.9 vs 55.3 in November)."United StatesComposite PmiUNITEDSTACOMPMI/united-states/composite-pmi
68343US Factory Growth Lowest in Over a Year12/14/2018 2:50:05 PM"The IHS Markit US Manufacturing PMI fell to 53.9 in December of 2018 from 55.3 in November, below market expectations of 55.1. The reading pointed to the slowest expansion in factory activity since November of 2017, as new orders and employment rose at a slower pace, preliminary estimates showed. Also, the near-term outlook has become less favourable."United StatesManufacturing PMIUNITEDSTAMANPMI/united-states/manufacturing-pmi
68342US Services Activity Growth Eases to 11-Month Low12/14/2018 2:49:18 PM"The IHS Markit US Services PMI fell to 53.4 in December 2018 from 54.7 in the previous month and well below market expectations of 54.7, a preliminary estimate showed. The latest reading pointed to the weakest pace of expansion in the service sector since January as new work rose the least since April 2017 and unfinished business fell for the first time in four months. On the price front, average cost burdens increased at the slowest rate for one year."United StatesServices PMIUNITEDSTASERPMI/united-states/services-pmi
68341US Stocks Fall Sharply12/14/2018 2:41:53 PM"Wall Street slumped at the open on Friday amid mounting concerns over a global slowdown after China data for industrial production and retail sales and flash PMIs for France, Germany and the Euro Area came well below expectations. The Dow Jones fell 1.1%, the S&P 500 went down 1.1% and the Nasdaq traded 1.4% lower around 5 minutes after the opening bell."United StatesStock MarketINDU/united-states/stock-market
68339US Industrial Output Rebound Beats Forecasts12/14/2018 2:17:42 PM"US industrial output rose 0.6 percent from a month earlier in November 2018, following a downwardly revised 0.2 percent contraction in October and beating market expectations of a 0.3 percent gain. Mining and utilities output led the increase while manufacturing production was unchanged."United StatesIndustrial Production MomUNITEDSTAINDPROMOM/united-states/industrial-production-mom
68336US Retail Sales Rise 0.2% in November12/14/2018 1:35:00 PM"US retail trade rose by 0.2 percent from a month earlier in November 2018, following a revised 1.1 percent growth in October and matching market expectations. Sales of furniture, electronics and a range of other goods was partially offset by a decline in trade at gasoline stations on the back of cheaper fuel prices. Retail sales excluding automobiles, gasoline, building materials and food services surged 0.9 percent in November after an upwardly revised 0.7 percent increase in October."United StatesRetail Sales MoMRSTAMOM/united-states/retail-sales
68280US Budget Deficit Hits Record for November Month12/13/2018 7:04:00 PM"The US government budget deficit went up to USD 205 billion in November 2018 from USD 139 billion in the same month of the previous year, above market expectations of USD 188 billion. It is the widest budget gap on record for a November month, as spending surged 18.4 percent to USD 411 billion while revenues fell 1.2 percent to USD 206 billion."United StatesGovernment Budget ValueUNITEDSTAGOVBUDVAL/united-states/government-budget-value
68277US Stocks Trade Higher on Thursday12/13/2018 3:31:00 PM"Wall Street traded in the green on Thursday, as investors digest ongoing uncertainties regarding China and US trade war. On Wednesday, President Trump said China was back in the market buying US soybeans and added that trade talks with Beijing were already under way. China state-owned companies ordered up to 2 million tons of US soybeans, the first major purchase in more than six months. The Dow gained 0.7%, the S&P 500 advanced 0.5% and the Nasdaq traded 0.4% higher around 10:30 AM NY time."United StatesStock MarketINDU/united-states/stock-market