Leading Indicator Watch | October 2, 2020

The jobs report, while showing some overall improvement to the unemployment rate 7.9% from 8.4%, also showed that fewer workers are actively searching for jobs in the Participation Rate...


Leading Indicator Watch | August 28, 2020

Consumer Confidence slipped last week in our leading indicator watch, Unemployment rose to over 1 million again, and Core Durable Goods Orders fell to 2.4%. Good news hit the...


Leading Indicator Watch | July 31, 2020

Before I publish Market Thoughts this week, here are some economic indicators that caught my “eye” last week. Click here to view the latest insights on our economy. Tune...


Leading Indicator Watch | July 2, 2020

Before I publish Market Thoughts, let’s look at the leading economic indicators that caught my eye. Please click here to view my notes and stay tuned for Market Thoughts.


Leading Indicator Watch | May 22, 2020

Housing and Unemployment indicators continue to show economic challenges month to month while Services PMI and Consumer Confidence are on the rise. Click here for the week in review...



Leading Indicator Watch | Nov. 29, 2019

Markets rose to fresh highs last week. Did indicators support the move? See our Leading Indicator Watch here.

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Leading Indicator Watch | Nov. 1, 2019

Unemployment results impressed on Friday, bring markets to fresh highs. Read more in our weekly Leading Indicator Watch.


Leading Indicator Watch | March 29, 2018

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