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|December 5, 2011
JOBLESS RATE FALLS TO 8.6%
SOME (MOSTLY) POSITIVE HOUSING NEWS
MANUFACTURING SECTOR EXPANDS
OIL TOPS $100 AGAIN, GOLD ADVANCES
S&P 500 GAINS 7.4% IN 5 DAYS
THIS WEEK: All eyes will be on Europe late next week, as there will be an EU summit and we could see notable developments regarding EU member fiscal policies and the future of the euro. Stateside, Monday brings the latest ISM report on the service sector, a look at October factory orders and earnings from Dollar General. Tuesday, Toll Brothers comes out with 3Q results. No major economic releases are slated for Wednesday. Thursday, the Bank of England and European Central Bank conclude policy meetings and Costco announces 3Q results. Friday, we have the conclusion of the EU summit meeting and the initial December consumer sentiment survey from the University of Michigan.
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