05|23|2022

Leading Indicator Watch | May 20, 2022

Highlights from the May 20th Leading Indicator Watch: Building Permits, Housing Starts and Existing Home Sales (MoM)(Apr) declined by -3.2%, -.2% and -2.4%, respectively, with rising interest rates &...

03|21|2022

Leading Indicator Watch | March 18, 2022

Highlights from the March 18th Leading Indicator Watch: The S&P 500 rose 258.81 points for the week, ending at 4,463.12 and is down 6.36% YTD. The VIX (CBOE Volatility...

12|06|2021

Leading Indicator Watch | December 3, 2021

Highlights from the December 3rd Leading Indicator Watch: Initial jobless claims totaled 222K while continuing jobless claims dropped again to 1,956K. The unemployment rate fell to 4.2%, the lowest...

11|29|2021

Leading Indicator Watch | November 26, 2021

Highlights from the November 26th Leading Indicator Watch: The S&P 500 fell 103.34 points for the week, ending at 4,594.62 and is up 22.33% YTD. The VIX (CBOE Volatility...

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|27|2021

Leading Indicator Watch | September 24, 2021

Highlights from the September 24, 2021 Leading Indicator Watch: Building permits rose 6.0%, housing starts rose 3.9%, new home sales rose 1.5%, and existing home sales lost ground, slipping...

09|07|2021

Leading Indicator Watch | September 3, 2021

Highlights from the September 3, 2021 Leading Indicator Watch: Weekly initial jobless claims fell to 340K. Unemployment fell to 5.2%, however, no-farm payrolls rose 243K when 798K were expected...

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|23|2021

Leading Indicator Watch | August 20, 2021

Highlights from the August 20, 2021 Leading Indicator Watch: Retail sales fell more than expected, 1.1% (July). The Capacity Utilization rate extended to 76.1% (July). Be sure to check...

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...