Earnings Slaughter? | July 5, 2024

There was an onslaught of data last week, which led to gains. Should more be expected with the coming earnings season? Monday                       S&P 500 0.27%| NASDAQ 0.83% ISM Manufacturing unexpectedly...


Fed Speculation | June 7, 2024

Last week was all about Fed speculation. This week the Fed will tell us how right those speculations were. Monday                        S&P 500 0.11%| NASDAQ 0.56% Manufacturing data showed unexpected weakness....


Busy Signal | May 3, 2024

Markets were busy with plenty of data. Did the end of April give us any signal into how May could perform? Monday                      S&P 500 0.32% | NASDAQ 0.35% 11 major...



Bring The Pain? | December 8, 2023

AUTHOR: Jason Roque, CFP®, APMA®, AWMA®TITLE:   Investment Adviser Rep – CCOTAGS: S&P 500, NASDAQ, Factory Orders, Jobs, FRB    Another weekly gain in the books! Will the Federal Reserve Bank deliver...



Leading Indicator Watch | October 6, 2023

AUTHOR: Kerry Hilsabeck, CFP® TITLE:       Investment Adviser Rep TAGS:   Jobs, Factory Orders, Yield Curve, Manufacturing & Services, S&P 500 Jobs, Jobs, and more Jobs… It was a week all...


Leading Indicator Watch | Sept. 8, 2023

AUTHOR: Kerry Hilsabeck, CFP® TITLE:       Investment Adviser Rep TAGS:   Jobs, Factory Orders, Yield Curve, Services, S&P 500 Yield Curve leads our discussion this week: 2’s & 10’s remain inverted....


Leading Indicator Watch | February 4, 2022

Highlights from the February 4th Leading Indicator Watch: Initial jobless claims fell to 238k and continuing jobless claims fell to 1,628k. Nonfarm Payrolls (Jan) rose 467k where only a...


Good Or Bad News? | September 3, 2021

A bad jobs report was delivered on Friday. Is it good news or bad news for the Market? Monday Markets opened the week on a strong note. The S&P...


Leading Indicator Watch | December 4, 2020

Before I publish Market Thoughts, let’s look at the leading indicators that caught my attention last week. Click here to download the latest insights on economic activity. Look for Market Thoughts tomorrow!