Services ISM Modestly Beats Expectations, Reports No Commodities Declined In Price

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dieyoung's picture

Even Christina Romer is on bloomberg right now saying that US has had "bad economic data day in and day out" and that the NFP numbers were more disappointing because they were expected.

Monedas's picture

This economy is the Jack Kavorkian recovery economy.....bitterly, clinging to life ! Monedas 2011 Kavorkian refused assisted suicide option ?

Happy 80th Birthday Raul Castro....Monedas admires Barney Frank slightly more than you !

Don Birnam's picture

What can one expect from a nation when an electorate will repeatedly send a flunky like Anthony Weiner to Washington, cycle after cycle ?

Monedas's picture

What's the story on that Weiner creep ? Was he well hung or something ? Was he trollin' for trouser Trollettes ? He knew his stuff from all angles ? Sounds like he spent a lot of time squatting over and prancing in front of mirrors ! Monedas 2011 I have the distinct advantage of NOT having seen the evidence !

AldoHux_IV's picture

A report to ensure the market to sell off, but not panic-- tempering the idiotic emotions of the market between wink wink setup for QE.

nobusiness's picture

Brokers will use this to ram the market up and use the $6 Billion of POMO.  Then they can go short.  After all it is no fun going to the Hamptons after a loosing day (which we know doesn't happen at the top 4 firms, ever)

Racer's picture

Got to close green, got to close green....

Greeny's picture

Mean while Dollar dropping like a Rock.

Pricing in QE3?


buzzsaw99's picture

Never mind that, look at NFLX go! YEEHAW!

6 String's picture

Okay, the R2K isn't even down a percent today. Amazing.

alien-IQ's picture

/ES bounced 10 points off low, USD off the cliff heading below 74...E/U into preposterous territory (because Greece is getting another bailout? or being foreclosed on? or some shit like that...)...and GS up $6 since news of investigation broke this week...makes perfect sense to me.

nobusiness's picture

It is not about making sense.  It is about Wall Street taking our money one economic report at a time.


Good is bad bad is good.  Mean while the average Joe is fucked.

Racer's picture

Def looks like PPT out in full force today, was a serious risk of a breakdown and can't have shares go down... I mean to say, allow that to happen when banksters have free money to push them higher and kill any who dare to short reality?

Caviar Emptor's picture

Services: Two UK banks today (RBS, Lloyd's) announced that they've reduced headcount by 103,000 since 08 (!)

carbonmutant's picture

Increasing unemployment apparently lacks relevance.

Market rallying on ISM news...

6 String's picture

On Yahoo! it still says "stocks sharply lower on dismal jobs number."

See? A mere half of 1% decline is "sharply" lower. Must not have volitility, must not be taken off life support, must not go off the prozac, must keep every move in market as safe as a placedo....

Bay of Pigs's picture

Much like yesterday when people said gold was "crashing".

I see a $1540 London PM fix. One dollar from it's all time high. Comical.

nobusiness's picture

The gap from yesterdays low has been closed (SPY, IYR, IWM, XRT).  Market can continue down now after 11AM.

Hondo's picture

The ISM Service Index is really kind of a bogus index anyway........all the components are pretty worthless except is there more demand for my services or not.  The inventory number???? How do you really inventory services???? Same and even more so with order backlogs????  It's really pretty worthless and has little more than zero value content.

Monedas's picture

In a whore house you count the tits and divide by a factor of two ! Monedas 2011 Comedy Jihad World Humour Inventory

JollyRoger's picture

Sell in June, until QE3 when commodities go to the moon!

jtmo3's picture

Flat to green by days end. It's a jobless recovery. Printing press still has electricity and working fine due to the cheap labor in China.

jtmo3's picture

Anyone else notice that the banks are about the only thing green so far today? FUBAR!

Cdad's picture

The banks, being the plague infested group that they are, are ALWAYS the last group to have a positive move.  When short covering is complete in that group, then comes the Screaming and Plunging phase of the market ride.

Monedas's picture

Barney Frank's tonsils are green ! It's a chronic yeast infection ! Monedas 2011 Comedy Jihad Humour Services

Clowns on Acid's picture

Regardless of what Ben the Bullshiiter says, the Bullshit level has kept pace with inflation. A 100% correlation.

Proof = MSM editorial bias (1984 doublespeak) toward non existent growth, and the ISM report being hijacked by the left wing fascists controlling the "message".

Does one have to stretch one's imagination that far to understand that 'lil Timmy and his undersized and overwrought crew of mental lilliputians get the ISM (or any figures) before they are published to the unwashed masses?


White.Star.Line's picture

There are many factors that contributed to the "across the board" commodity price increases:

Bad weather
Volcanic Eruptions
Polar Shifts
Approaching comets
Oh, did I mention speculators?

Anything except for exponential monetization of debt is an acceptable reason.

jimmight's picture

Finding and shorting Chinese frauds is turning into a nice little cottage industry. Soon everybody is going to be looking for their own.
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