Rover's Weekly Market Brief - 9/11/2020

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Indices

DJIA: 27,665.60 (-1.66%)

NASDAQ: 10,854.00 (-4.06%)

S&P 500: 3,340.97 (-2.51%)

Commodities

Gold: 1,949.90 (+1.23%)

Copper: 304.45 (-0.57%)

Crude Oil: 37.50 (-5.71%)

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Economy

Consumer credit rose at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of +3.6% in July, for the second consecutive monthly increase after a revised +3.3% increase in June. Revolving credit decreased by -0.4%, but the drop was significantly smaller than either the -30.8% drop in Q2, or the -7.6% drop in Q1. Non-revolving credit grew by +4.8%, slowing from June’s +5.1% rate, with motor vehicle loans in Q2 recovering to a $44.6 billion annual rate, down only -8% from the $48.5 billion rate one year previously.

Wholesale prices grew +0.3% in August, slowing from a +0.6% rate in July, but were down -0.2% for the year. The increase was led by a +0.5% increase in services, which itself rested on a +1.1% increase in margins for machinery, equipment, parts and supplies wholesaling. Overall wholesale goods prices were up +0.1%, with drops in food (-0.4%) and energy prices (-0.1%), balancing out a +0.3% gain in prices for other goods. Removing trade margins, food and energy prices, core wholesale inflation was up +0.3% for the month and +0.3% for the year.

Consumer prices were up +0.4% in August, slowing from July’s +0.6% increase and up +1.3% for the year. Gasoline prices rose +2.0%, helping pull energy prices up +0.9, although yearly prices were down for both gasoline (-16.8%) in particular and energy in general (-9.0%). Food prices were up +0.1% for the month and +4.1% for the year, and core prices, which exclude food and energy, were up +0.4% for the month and +1.7% for the year. Prices for new cars were flat in August, and up +0.7% for the year, but used car prices were up +5.4% for the month and +4.0% for the year.

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Earnings Calendar:

 

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Lennar
(LEN)
Adobe
(ADBE)
S&W Seed
(SANW)
Cantel
Medical
(CMD)
BOQI
International
(BIMI)
HighPeak
Energy
(HPK)
FedEX
(FDX)
Oak Street
Health
(OSH)
Acutus
Medical
(AFIB)
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