US wholesale inventories +0.6% vs +0.4% exp
- Sept reading was +1.1% (no revision)
- Wholesale sales -1.2% vs +0.1% exp
- Commerce Debt said Sandy had both positive and negative effects
IBD/TIPP economic optimism was released at the same time and fell to 45.1 from 48.6. A rise to 50.0 was expected.
The euro kissed 1.3000 at the top of the hour.