Initial Guidance | 24 April 2015

● US jobless claims edge up, but trend signals firmer labor market | Reuters
● PMI: US manufacturing output growth slows in April | Markit
● New-home sales in US tumble from 7-year high | MarketWatch
● US consumer confidence fell for 2nd week after close to 8-year high | Bloomberg
● Battle Between Strong Dollar and Cheap Gas: Strong Dollar Is Winning | NY Times
● German Ifo Confidence at 10-Month High as Stimulus Kicks | Bloomberg
● Nasdaq hits a new all-time high | San Jose Mercury News