08|20|2019

Leading Indicator Watch | August 16, 2019

Ahead of Market Thoughts this week, here are some economic indicators that caught my eye.  Click here to download the latest insights on economic activity and how they are impacting...

08|12|2019

Leading Indicator Watch | Aug. 9, 2019

Ahead of Market Thoughts this week, here are some economic indicators that caught my eye.  Click here to download the latest insights on economic activity and how they are...

Consumer Confidence

08|06|2019

Leading Indicator Watch | Aug. 2, 2019

The lines between an expansion economy and contraction economy are starting to narrow, but you’d never know from a Consumer Confidence standpoint.  To view my notes for the leading...

07|29|2019

Leading Indicator Watch | July 26, 2019

Good news last week out of Manufacturing & Services and Non-Defense Capital Goods:  Both indicators are showing some growth and expansion cycle numbers.  Take a look at my notes...

Housing

07|23|2019

Leading Indicator Watch | July 19, 2019

While Consumer Goods & Materials and Consumer Sentiment rose recently, Building Permits and Housing Starts fell when an increase was expected.  Let’s take a look at the leading indicators...

indicators

07|15|2019

Leading Indicator Watch | July 12, 2019

The S&P 500 crossed over 3,000 for the first time last week.  See my notes as well as how some of the other leading indicators performed by clicking here. ...

economic activity

07|09|2019

Leading Indicator Watch | July 5, 2019

Before I publish Market Thoughts this week, here are some economic indicators that caught my attention.  Click here to download the latest insights on economic activity and how they...

07|01|2019

Leading Indicator Watch | June 28, 2019

Our leading indicators get a collective gasp at last week’s reported numbers.  The one bright spot came out of Non-Defense Capital Goods as core durable goods orders (long lasting...

Leading Indicator Watch

06|24|2019

Leading Indicator Watch | June 21, 2019

Unemployment numbers continue to support expansion, the S&P 500 rose last week and VIX, the CBOE measure of volatility, was down last week!  Let’s see how the other leading...

Unemployment and Consumer Confidence

06|17|2019

Leading Indicators | June 14, 2019

As I write Market Thoughts, here are some economic indicators that caught my attention.  Click here to download the latest insights on economic activity and how they are impacting...