10|04|2021

Leading Indicator Watch | October 1, 2021

Highlights from the October 1, 2021 Leading Indicator Watch: Weekly initial jobless claims rose above forecasted figures for the 3rd consecutive week, although low. Continuing jobless claims fell to...

09|20|2021

Leading Indicator Watch | September 17, 2021

Highlights from the September 17, 2021 Leading Indicator Watch: Michigan Consumer sentiment rose to 71.0 for the month of September lingering around post-pandemic lows. Be sure to check out...

08|30|2021

Leading Indicator Watch | August 27, 2021

Highlights from the August 27, 2021 Leading Indicator Watch: The money supply, including time deposits, rose by $147B to $20.534T (June). Money supply is currently running 90.34% of current...

08|16|2021

Leading Indicator Watch | August 13, 2021

Highlights from the August 13, 2021 Leading Indicator Watch: The S&P 500 rose last week 31.48 points, ending at 4,468.00 and is up 18.95% YTD while the VIX (CBOE...

07|19|2021

Leading Indicator Watch | July 16, 2021

Highlights from the July 16, 2021 Leading Indicator Watch: Retail sales surprised and rose 0.6% for June. This handily beat the expectation of a 0.4% contraction. Be sure to...

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|14|2021

Leading Indicator Watch | June 11, 2021

Highlights from the June 11, 2021 Leading Indicator Watch: The S&P 500 rose last week 17.55 points, ending at 4,247.44 and is up 13.08% YTD while the VIX (CBOE...

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...

04|19|2021

Leading Indicator Watch | April 16, 2021

Highlights from the April 16, 2021 Leading Indicator Watch: Housing starts rose 19.4% (Mar), a great restart after a 11.3% fall in February. Building permits rose 2.7% (Mar). Be...