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...

06|11|2019

Leading Indicator Watch | June 7, 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...

06|03|2019

Leading Indicator Watch | May 31, 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...

Manufacturing

05|28|2019

Leading Indicator Watch | May 24, 2019

Services PMI fell to a dangerous level of 50.9 from 53 last week.  50 marks the line of contraction and expansion.  Let’s take a look at our other leading...

Housing

05|20|2019

Leading Indicator Watch | May 17, 2019

Good news coming out of Housing in this week’s Leading Indicator Watch.  See my comments and other news like Consumer Goods and Consumer Confidence here.  Stay tuned for Market...

05|13|2019

Leading Indicator Watch | May 10, 2019

Decent economic news coming out of the leading indicators this week with one exception:  The S&P 500 fell 64.24 points last week and VIX (the CBOE measure of volatility)...

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05|06|2019

Leading Indicator Watch | May 3, 2019

Ahead of Market Thoughts, let’s look at some economic indicators to start our week!  Click here to view the latest insights on economic activity and how they are impacting...