sold to some investors early... "The news and data firm charge large fees, over $5,000 a month, to grant speed-traders access to the data at 9:54:58 a.m. Eastern time, two seconds before everyone else. Read a report on the consumer-sentiment index. Meanwhile, the Chicago purchasing managers index, a Chicago-based indicator of business activity, is delivered to premium high-speed subscribers at 9:42 a.m. Eastern time, three minutes before they are released publicly." http://www.marketwatch.com/story/how-a-retail-investor-can-trade-economic-data-2013-06-14. I was listening to Bloomberg yesterday and the commentators were discussing how all the indices were dropping just prior to the Sentiment being released.