"The jobless claims are certainly not going in the right direction. You have people that have been encouraged that the economy is headed in the right direction so this is not what you want to see," Joe Saluzzi, co-head of equity trading at Themis Trading said. "Retail numbers aren't so great either."
We're not climbing a wall of worry but a slippery slope on the DIA.
Last check 65% had positive earnings compared to the norm which is 75% or better.