Why Didn't Domino’s 3Q17 Earnings Impress Investors?

On October 12, Domino’s posted 3Q17 adjusted EPS of $1.27 on revenues of $643.6 million—a 32.3% year-over-year rise in EPS and a 13.6% rise in revenues.

What Impacted Chesapeake Energy Stock Last Week?

In the week ending October 13, 2017, Chesapeake Energy stock fell 7.6%—the second consecutive weekly decline.

Pre-Market Report: Global Markets Are Stable on October 17

After rising last week, China’s Shanghai Composite Index fell on Monday and started this week on a weaker note. The index opened lower on October 17.

Wall Street Started the Week on a Stronger Note

Following a rally for five consecutive trading weeks, the S&P 500 maintained its strength and opened higher this week.


2013.02.21 - BAML H0A0
Yield compression in HY bonds last week positive for names with funding needs

Last week, the yield on the BofAML high yield bond index decreased, which is a positive sign for high yield companies with funding needs coming up.

2013.02.12 - US Crude Production
US crude production continues to rise, could result in further depressed WTI prices

US crude production continues to rise which could put supply pressure on crude oil prices.

2013.02.11 - Frac Spreads
Commodity price shifts last week were negative for gas processing MLPs

A movement down in most NGL prices last week was negative for gas processing MLPs.

2013.02.11 - Coal to Gas
Higher coal prices on the week positive indicator for coal-to-gas switching

Last week’s increase in coal prices relative to natural gas is a positive for coal-to-gas switching trends.

HY Flows Feb 11
Drop in high yield bond fund flows could mean trouble for bond prices

High yield fund flows showed a steep reversal last week, posting the largest outflows of the year. High yield fund flow data can be used to gauge the demand for…

Brazil Electric Cuts
Additional reforms may threaten Brazilian market

Brazilian inflation increased in January despite the government’s efforts to decrease it. Brazil’s sluggish growth and persistently high inflation in recent months has caused the government to take more extreme…

Brazil IPCA Jan 2012
Brazil's inflation close to upper limit set by central bank

The January IPCA inflation reading recently came at 6.15%, continuing the uptrend that threatens to close the gap with Brazil’s 6.5% inflation limit. The IPCA is the Brazilian government’s consumer price index…

Dry bulk orders still at elevated levels, negative for shipping

Investors can often gain insights into the dynamics of shipping industry supply and demand by following company ship purchases. IHS Global Limited provides purchasing data on a weekly basis, which…

Eurozone Manufacturing PMI
Markets fell on lower Europe manufacturing, shipping hurt

On February 19th 2013, the market became excited with the ZEW survey showing optimism in Europe. The market reversed those gains since then as Europe reported a lower flash manufacturing…

LTE 02.22.2013
LTE phone growth benefits manufacturers with higher ASPs

LTE, or long-term evolution, branded as 4G LTE in the mobile handset industry, is a new standard for wireless communications. LTE is an advanced communication medium that mixes the older communication…

US Leveraged Capital Market Flows 2013-02-21jpg
Leveraged loans stronger than high yield bonds due to investor base

The fund inflows for leveraged loans have increased weekly this year while  high yield fund flows have barely remained positive. Fund inflows are a key indicator of demand for each…

Germany IFO data
German business climate rises for four consecutive months

The German IFO Business Climate Index can illustrate potential opportunities and risks for the shipping industry in the short to medium term. Investors and analysts use this metric as a…

2013.02.21 - Crude Inventories
Crude inventories increased far more than consensus estimates, bearish for oil names

A larger than expected build in crude inventories caused oil prices to slide on the day, which is bearish for oil producer stocks.

Corn Price
Corn price hits record in 2012, favorable for fertilizers

Corn prices often drive fertilizer prices. Among the three major crops, corn, soybean and wheat, corn requires more nitrogen based fertilizers. Thus, when crop prices rise, fertilizer firms like CF…

HY FF Feb19
The high yield market outflows slow down, demand remains strong

The high yield bond market posted a small outflow of $166m last week and showed strength given the risky deals printed. Fund flows are a key proxy metric to gauge…

HY Vol Feb19
High yield bond issuance continues to slow down

The high yield market posted lower issuance volumes than the week before, posting the lowest weekly issuance for the year. Issuance volume measures the supply of new bonds to the…

LL FF Feb19
Leveraged loan inflows continue skyrocketing

Leveraged loan inflows posted its highest value for the year, more than doubling the largest weekly flows in January. The leveraged loan market is composed of corporate loans paying a…

LL Flows Feb 11
Leveraged loan issuance remains strong, but ETFs are limited

Leveraged loans inflows continue growing week by week, posting a positive inflow for the 34th straight week. Loan funds serve as a gauge of the investor demand and provide liquidity…

Brazil leading employment
Leading indicator points to continued low unemployment

The Brazilian leading employment indicator by Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) is predicting unemployment to remain at the current low level over the next 2-3 months. The leading employment indicator is compiled from the employment…

China Real Estate Climate
Markets fell on China property news, not to worry

The market fell hard for two days this week as the Fed expressed uneasiness over current monetary easing program, Europe’s manufacturing PMI fell and China moved to curb rising housing…


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