07|26|2021

Leading Indicator Watch | July 23, 2021

Highlights from the July 23, 2021 Leading Indicator Watch: Manufacturing expanded at a rate of 62 for July, while services rose to 64.8. 50 marks the contraction/expansion line. Be...

07|06|2021

Leading Indicator Watch | July 2, 2021

Highlights from the July 2, 2021 Leading Indicator Watch: Weekly Initial Jobless Claims fell to 364K. 662K private nonfarm payrolls were added in June, led by consumer services. Be...

06|28|2021

Leading Indicator Watch | June 25, 2021

Highlights from the June 25, 2021 Leading Indicator Watch: The S&P 500 rose last week 114.25 points, ending at 4,280.70 and is up 15.67% YTD while the VIX (CBOE...

06|21|2021

Leading Indicator Watch | June 18, 2021

Highlights from the June 18, 2021 Leading Indicator Watch: Building permits fell 3% in May. Housing starts rose by 3.6%, a good rebound from the 12.1% fall in the...

06|01|2021

Leading Indicator Watch | May 28, 2021

Highlights from the May 28, 2021 Leading Indicator Watch: Michigan consumer sentiment came in at 82.9 for May. CB Consumer confidence slipped to 117.2 (May) from 117.5. Be sure...

05|24|2021

Leading Indicator Watch | May 21, 2021

Highlights from the May 21, 2021 Leading Indicator Watch: Manufacturing PMI rose to 61.5 (May). Services PMI rose to 70.1 (May). 50 marks the contraction/expanson line. Be sure to...

04|26|2021

Leading Indicator Watch | April 23, 2021

Highlights from the April 23, 2021 Leading Indicator Watch: Weekly Initial Jobless Claims fell to 547K from 586K. This marks the lowest level since the start of the pandemic....

04|05|2021

Leading Indicator Watch | April 1, 2021

Highlights from the April 1, 2021 Leading Indicator Watch: Unemployment fell to 6.0% (Mar). Private nonfarm payrolls added 780K jobs in March. Weekly Initial Jobless Claims unexpectedly rose to 719K...

03|29|2021

Leading Indicator Watch | March 26, 2021

Highlights from the March 26, 2021 Leading Indicator Watch: Michigan Consumer Sentiment rose to 84.9 in March from 76.8. This is the hightest level since the start of the...

03|22|2021

Leading Indicator Watch | March 19, 2021

Highlights from the March 19, 2021 Leading Indicator Watch: The S&P 500 fell last week 30.24 points, ending at 3,913.10 and is up 5.74% YTD while the VIX (CBOE...