Succinct Summations for the week ending December 15th Positives: 1. S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average made new all-time highs. 2. Retail sales rose 0.8% in November, well above the 0.3% expected increase. 3. Jobless claims fell to 225k, bringing the 4-week moving average down to 234.75k. 4. PMI manufacturing rose from 53.8 to 55, an… Read More The post Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 12.15.17 appeared first on The Big Picture.