Leading Indicator Watch | August 20, 2021

AUTHOR: Kerry J. Hilsabeck, CFP®
TITLE:    Investment Adviser Rep
TAGS:   Unemployment, Non-Defense Capital Goods, Housing & Building, Yield Curve, M2 Money Stock, S&P 500, U. of Michigan Consumer Sentiment

Highlights from the August 20, 2021 Leading Indicator Watch: Retail sales fell more than expected, 1.1% (July). The Capacity Utilization rate extended to 76.1% (July). Be sure to check out more of last week’s Leading Indicators here and stay tuned for Market Thoughts tomorrow!