08|08|2022

Leading Indicator Watch | August 5, 2022

Highlights from the August 5, 2022 Leading Indicator Watch: Nonfarm Payrolls (Jul) added 528k jobs compared to an estimated 250k. Unemployment rate fell to a pre-pandemic low, 3.5%, supporting...

07|26|2022

Markets Move North? | July 22, 2022

Markets moved north last week, but what does recent history tell us we should expect in response? Monday   S&P 500 0.84% | NASDAQ 0.81% The week opened with the...

07|25|2022

Leading Indicator Watch | July 22, 2022

Highlights from the July 22nd Leading Indicator Watch: Existing home sales continued their slide for a 5th consecutive month, falling -5.4% (Jun). Housing starts also fell -2% (Jun) on...

06|27|2022

Leading Indicator Watch | June 24, 2022

Highlights from the June 24th Leading Indicator Watch: The S&P 500 rose by 236.90 points, ending at 3,911.74 and is down 17.93% YTD (out of bear market territory). The...

06|13|2022

Leading Indicator Watch | June 10, 2022

Highlights from the June 10th Leading Indicator Watch: The Consumer Price Index (YoY)(May) ticked higher to 8.6% from 8.3%, sparking market selloffs. Core CPI (YoY) (May), which excludes energy...

06|07|2022

Markets Move Lower? | June 3, 2022

Markets were lower for the holiday shortened week. Did the daily moves tell us anything about the next month? Monday                            S&P 500 null% | NASDAQ null% Happy Memorial...

06|06|2022

Leading Indicator Watch | June 3, 2022

Highlights from the June 3rd Leading Indicator Watch: Continuing Jobless claims fell to 1,309k from 1,343k and initial jobless claims fell to 200k from 211k. JOLTs Job Openings (Apr)...

05|31|2022

Cracking Markets? | May 27, 2022

Is inflation showing signs of cracking? If so, what could it mean for market directions from here? Monday                            S&P 500 1.86% | NASDAQ 1.59% Equities rallied on a...

05|30|2022

Leading Indicator Watch | May 27, 2022

Highlights from the May 27th Leading Indicator Watch: Personal spending remained steady even with cost pressures, rising .9% for the month of April. Be sure to check out more...

05|24|2022

Bear Territory | May 20,2022

Bear territory was reached Friday, signaling a sustained rangebound period. Does it mean something else this time? Monday                            S&P 500 0.40% | NASDAQ 1.21% Markets swung between losses...