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February 19, 2015
08:40 EDTU.S. initial jobless claims fell 21k to 283k in the week ended February 14
U.S. initial jobless claims fell 21k to 283k in the week ended February 14, following the 25k jump to 304k previously. That brought the 4-week moving average down to 283.25k versus 289.75k previously. Continuing claims rose 58k to 2,425k for the week ended February 7 after a 39k decline to 2,367k previously (revised from 2,354k). The headline decline was a little larger than expected, but claims are still seeing some distortions from holidays. The BLS said there was nothing unusual in the data, however.
08:40 EDTFX Action: The dollar was virtually unchanged
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08:39 EDTThe NYSSA to hold American Gas Association Luncheon
American Gas Association Chairman McCallister makes the annual presentation, "Natural Gas--America's New Energy Foundation" to the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA) in New York on February 19 at 11:30 am.
08:35 EDTFutures remain quiet following claims data
Stock futures remain near fair value following the release of the weekly jobless claims report. There were 283K Initial claims versus expectations of 290K, while continuing claims came in at 2.42M versus the consensus outlook of 2.36M.
08:23 EDTConsumer Financial Protection Bureau to hold a meeting
Winter 2015 Consumer Advisory Board Meeting with Director Cordray will focus on trends and themes related to consumer financial well being and medical debt and is being held at CFPB Washington, D.C. offices on February 19 at 10 am.
08:20 EDTU.S. initial jobless claims preview:
U.S. initial jobless claims preview: jobless claims are expected to fall 9k to 295k (median 290k) in the week-ended February 14, while continuing claims are expected to rise to 2,420k for the week-ended February 7 from 2,354k. There is risk of a fall after last week's 25k spike higher. preview for more.
08:09 EDTSEC to hold a roundtable
The Commission explores ways to improve the proxy voting process, focusing on universal proxy ballots and retail participation in the proxy process in a roundtable to be held at SEC Washington, D.C. offices on February 19 at 9:30 am. Webcast Link
08:00 EDTEnergy Action: NYMEX crude slid from $51.80 to lows of $50.28
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07:55 EDTTreasury Market Outlook: Treasuries are little changed to modestly lower
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07:50 EDTN.Y. FX Outlook
N.Y. FX Outlook: The dollar firmed up overnight, moving back toward pre-FOMC minutes levels against major currencies. U.S. names were reportedly sellers of EUR-USD and USD-JPY out of the gates, which took the former to intra day lows of 1.1360, and the latter to 118.80 from near 119.10. The action was reportedly EUR-JPY related, with selling stepping in after the earlier failure of the cross to breach the 136.00 level. In addition, Greece's request for a loan extension has not been well received, especially by EU politicians, who largely view the request as a "bridge-loan", not in keeping with the previous bailout conditions. Elsewhere, USD-CAD is up testing the 1.2500 mark, as oil prices moved lower once again. The U.S. calendar is fairly busy, kicking off with weekly jobless claims at 8:30 EST. The February Philly Fed index is due at 10:00 EST, along with January leading indicators. Weekly EIA petroleum inventories are due at 11:00 EST.
07:46 EDTCFA Society of Philadelphia to hold a discussion
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07:37 EDTThe Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to hold a meeting
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07:35 EDTPeterson Institute for International Economics to hold a discussion
U.S. Treasury Under Secretary for International Affairs, Nathan Sheets, returning from the G-20 Finance Ministerial Meeting, provides his perspective on the global economy in a discussion entitled, "Perspectives on the Global Economy" in Washington, D.C. on February 19 at 8:15 am. Webcast Link
07:26 EDTThe Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to hold a conference
National Overview Technical Conference is being held in Washington, D.C. on February 19 at 10 am. Webcast Link
07:22 EDTVirtu Financial expected to file revised IPO prospectus 'within days,' WSJ says
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07:19 EDTGerman finance ministry rejects Greek extension proposal, Bloomberg reports
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07:15 EDTStandard & Poor's to hold a webinar
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07:10 EDTFX Update: The dollar recovered a chuck of yesterday's losses
FX Update: The dollar recovered a chuck of yesterday's losses that were seen after the FOMC minutes. Rumoured Swiss franc selling by the SNB in EUR-CHF apparently helped support USD-CHF, which in turn prompted EUR-USD lower after a double rejection from 1.1450. News that Greek has asked for a six-month loan agreement didn't have much impact, certainly not positively, as this, if agreed by the Eurogroup tomorrow, would only buy time rather than address bailout conditions. EUR-CHF posted a new high for the third consecutive day in making 1.0799 amid market rumours of the SNB's guiding hand. The peak today is the highest level seen since the SNB abandonment of the franc cap on Jan-15. USD-JPY recovered the 119 handle after making a two-day low at 118.43 in thin Asian trade, with Hong Kong, Singapore and China markets closed for the Lunar New Year. See summary
07:05 EDTOil falls as inventories rise
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07:05 EDTFX Update: The dollar recovered a chuck of yesterday's losses
FX Update: The dollar recovered a chuck of yesterday's losses that were seen after the FOMC minutes. Rumoured Swiss franc selling by the SNB in EUR-CHF apparently helped support USD-CHF, which in turn prompted EUR-USD lower after a double rejection from 1.1450. News that Greek has asked for a six-month loan agreement didn't have much impact, certainly not positively, as this, if agreed by the Eurogroup tomorrow, would only buy time rather than address bailout conditions. EUR-CHF posted a new high for the third consecutive day in making 1.0799 amid market rumours of the SNB's guiding hand. The peak today is the highest level seen since the SNB abandonment of the franc cap on Jan-15. USD-JPY recovered the 119 handle after making a two-day low at 118.43 in thin Asian trade, with Hong Kong, Singapore and China being closed for Lunar New Year. See summary
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