This Week’s Data
April new home sales rose 11,000 versus expectations of a 7,000 increase.
Weekly jobless claims came in flat as anticipated.
April durable goods orders rose 0.2% versus estimates of up 0.5%; ex transportation, they fell 0.6% versus forecasts of an increase of 0.7%.
Leading economic indicators in other countries (short):
The latest from Charles Biderman (4 minute video):
The debate over Romney’s record on ‘jobs’ (medium):
More government shenanigans (medium):
Tax cuts for the rich (medium):
News on Stocks in Our Portfolios
Tiffany reported quarterly earnings per share at $.68 versus expectations of $.69.
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