Posts Tagged ‘expectations’

Job Openings Smash Expectations In Delayed JOLTS Report

There was some good and some bad news in today’s JOLTs/job openings report. The good news was that coming in at 6.882 million, down modestly from 7.012 million in January, the number smashed consensus expectation of 6.5 million which in turn was a surprisingly low number which we attribute to the fact that most analyst […]

Blockbuster Jobs Report: Feb Payrolls Soar By 273,000, Smashing Expectations, As Unemployment Rate Drops… But Does Anyone Care?

After January’s payrolls revision, which saw almost a million jobs wiped out from the historical record, many analysts were expecting that the BLS would take advantage of the ongoing market shock and “kitchen sink” even more bad news, missing the consensus payrolls expectations of a 175K print for February. They were extremely wrong, because moments […]

January Payrolls Soar By 225K, Smashing Expectations As Hourly Earnings Coming In Hot

For once the ADP report was not massively off. With Wall Street expecting a 165K print in this morning payrolls report, and with ADP coming in at almost 300K, the whisper number was obviously well above the official consensus, and the BLS did not disappoint, because just as Trump hinted a few days ago with […]

November Payrolls Smash Expectations: 266K Jobs Added, Unemployment Rate At 50 Year Low

Heading into today’s November payrolls report, DB’s Jim Reid wrote that “the consensus for November nonfarm payrolls is pegged at 185k (vs. 128k in October) but after Wednesday’s disappointing ADP (67k vs. 135k expected) print it’s likely that the whisper number is lower.” And sure enough, we agreed following our recent article showing how the […]

BofA Jumps As Advisory, Trading Revenues Smash Expectations Despite Slumping NIM, Rising Expenses

Following yesterday’s barrage of bank reports, including solid earnings from JPMorgan offset by disappointing results from Goldman and Citi, this morning Bank of America reported Q3 results which while generally stronger than expected, left a slightly bitter aftertaste. The bank reported Q3 revenue of $22.81BN, (exp. $22.8BN) unchanged from a year ago, and EPS of […]

ISM Services Weakest Since 2016, Business Expectations Hit Record Low

On the heels of disappointing US Manufacturing ISM/PMI prints last week – and global surveys – US Services surveys were expected to show a modest rebound in July. Markit’s Services PMI did surprise to the upside, printing 53 (from 51.5 in June and above the 52.2 flash print), but business expectations plunged to a record […]

UMich Inflation Expectations Spike To 3-Year Highs

Following June’s dip in ‘hope’, UMich Sentiment was expected to improve in preliminary July data but it disappointed in most aspects. Headline Sentiment rose from 98.2 to 98.4 (but missed 98.8 exp) Current Conditions dipped from 111.9 to 111.1 (missing 112.8 exp) Expectations inched higher from 89.3 to 90.1 Still close to the best level […]

Nomura: We Are Seeing Virtually No Adjustments To The Market’s 100 bps Of Rate Cut Expectations

This weekend’s “truce” outcome may have been just as the market expected, and yet that did not prevent stocks from reacting as if what happened was the best possible – and unexpected – case. And, as we noted earlier, and as Nomura’s Charlie McElligott notes, global equities, risk FX and Asian Commodities-futures go “mongo” overnight […]

INSTEX operational but Iran’s expectations not fully met

Making the remarks after a meeting with the remaining signatures of JCPOA in Vienna, Araghchi said that “we had a long and positive three-hour meeting, and we took a step forward but there is still a long way to reach Iran’s set targets.” As he informed, two or three transactions have been done via INSTEX and further […]

UMich: Inflation Expectations Plunge To Record Lows But Buying Conditions Soar

University of Michigan’s Sentiment Survey showed that expectations fell in June (preliminary) data from 16 years highs, weighing down the headline index modestly as current conditions ticked up. “Consumer sentiment reversed the May gain due to tariffs as well as slowing gains in employment,” Richard Curtin, director of the University of Michigan consumer survey, said in […]

Moscow welcomes Syrian Army entry to Manbij, will ‘synchronize expectations’ with Ankara

Russian foreign and defense ministers are to welcome their Turkish counterparts in Moscow on Saturday for a ‘2+2’ meeting. The talks are aimed at “ensure absolute clarity and synchronize expectations” of the two nations about Syria, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists on the eve of the meeting. He suggested the results of the consolations […]

UN Expectations Low for Difficult Yemen Negotiations Now Underway in Sweden

RIMBO, SWEDEN — Among the issues under discussion in Yemen peace negotiations currently underway in Sweden — the first such talks between the Saudi-led Coalition and Ansar Allah in two years — are potential humanitarian corridors, a prisoner swap, the reopening of the defunct Sana’a International Airport, and the fate of the crucial port city […]

Worst Job Growth In A Year – Way Below Expectations

By Michael Snyder We just got more evidence that the U.S. economy is starting to slow down.  The U.S. economy must produce somewhere around 200,000 jobs a month just to keep up with population growth, and last month we were way below that number.  In fact, the employment numbers that the government released on Friday […]

“Imminent Announcement” Of US Action In Syria Coming Amid Expectations Of Air Strikes “Within Hours”

Update: FoxNews just reported that an announcement on US Action in Syria is imminent. UPDATE: The “imminent” announcement on the #U.S action against #Syria is coming. — NewsAlertHQ (@NewsAlertHQ) April 10, 2018 * * * Reports are pouring in of US and French aircraft headed towards Syria for what we assume is […]

Watching The Hawks – Polar Ice-Melting Expectations with Kieran Mulvaney

Watching The Hawks – Polar Ice-Melting Expectations with Kieran Mulvaney Watching The Polar adventurer, science writer, and boxing commentator Kieran Mulvaney discusses his trip to the North Pole, the state of our ice caps, and how politics clash with the realities of science. LIKE Watching the Hawks @ WATCHING THE HAWKS ON INSTAGRAM […]

Russia boosting wheat exports on expectations of record harvest

     The booming Russian agriculture sector is attracting new customers, with China and Venezuela planning to increase imports of Russian wheat. The country is expecting a record grain crop this year, exceeding the numbers from 1978. Four thousand tons of spring wheat will be delivered to China from Russia’s Novosibirsk region by October 10. It’s […]

Iran condemns terrorist attack in France’s Nice

Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi released a statement on Friday, expressing deep regret for the incident. “As we have mentioned several times, terrorism is an ominous phenomenon that will be eradicated only with international cooperation and consensus,” he stressed. Qassemi underlined that any “negligence or double standards” on battling terrorism is condemned and will be […]

US pledges to uphold Iran nuclear deal on 1-year anniversary – Obama

US President Barack Obama said that the United States and its partners will continue to uphold commitments as long as Iran continues to abide by the nuclear deal. WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — US pledge to continue upholding its obligations of the Iran nuclear agreement signed one year ago if the Islamist nation does likewise, President Barack Obama said in a […]

US missile site opens in Romania; Russia cries foul

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg tried on Thursday to reassure Russia as he spoke at a ceremony attended by US, NATO and Romanian officials at the Soviet-built base, located 180 kilometers (110 miles) southwest of Bucharest. The NATO missile defense site “in no way undermines or weakens Russia’s strategic nuclear deterrent. This site in Romania, […]

Saudi Arabia: Rebranding an absolute monarchy

     The recent developments in the political and social life of Saudi Arabia show that the absolute monarchy is now on the long way of evolution to a modern secular state, Moscow-based professor and specialist in modern Eastern studies Grigory Kosach wrote. Saudi Arabia is the key player in the Middle East, pretending to be […]

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