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Analytics, 13 November 2022

Week 45 in brief

North America

Stocks on Wall Street ended higher on Friday with the S&P 500 closing out its best week since June as a report on Thursday showing slowing inflation raised hopes that the Federal Reserve would soon slow its tightening campaign.

Cryptocurrencies investors underwent a rough week as the digital assets tumbled after FTX filed for bankruptcy protection, and CEO Sam Bankman-Fried resigned. The Nasdaq recorded the largest daily gain on Friday, thanks to gains in tech stocks.

How did the major indices perform? On Friday:

For the week:

What drove the U.S. market?

How did the European markets perform?

How did Asian markets perform?

Bonds and Commodities


Next week

Next week, big-box retailers including Walmart, Target, Macy’s, Home Depot, and Lowe’s will report earnings, in what could be the last big week of this corporate earnings season as it winds down. On Wednesday, the U.S. Census Bureau will release retail sales data for the month of October, providing a key update on consumer spending heading into the holiday shopping season.

Fresh housing market data will also be released, with October housing starts, building permits, and existing home sales due, as well as the NAHB’s Housing Market Index.

We can expect updates from the U.S. manufacturing sector with industrial production data for October and the Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index for November.

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