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Sunday, August 14, 2016
MONDAY 8/15/16; Assumption Day; Japan Q2 GDP; WTIC Oil Above 45; SORL; SYY; Empire State Mfg Survey; SPX (S&P 500), INDU (Dow Industrials), COMPQ (Nasdaq Composite) and NDX (Nasdaq 100) All-Time Record Highs; RUT (Russell 2000) and NYA (NYSE Composite) 2016 Highs
Today is Assumption day a Catholic holiday celebrated around
the world especially in Europe and Latin America. The day commemorates the
departure of Mary from this life and the assumption of her body into heaven.
Celebrations are planned in many countries including [Text is Redacted: Purchase August 2016-08 to Read the Complete Chronology] prior month is revised lower from $41.1 billion
to $40.8 billion.
US Treasury yields are; 2-year 0.73%, 5-year
1.13%, 10-year 1.56%, 30-year 2.28%. The 2-10 spread is 83 bips.