11|22|2021

Leading Indicator Watch | November 19, 2021

Highlights from the November 19th Leading Indicator Watch: Retail sales rose more than expected, 1.7% (Oct). The Capacity Utilization rate extended to 76.4% (Oct). Be sure to check out...

11|15|2021

Leading Indicator Watch | November 12, 2021

Highlights from the November 12th Leading Indicator Watch: U.S. Consumer Price Index (CPI) (YoY) (Oct) rose to 6.2%, which is the highest figure since 1990. Be sure to check...

11|08|2021

Leading Indicator Watch | November 5, 2021

Highlights from the November 5th Leading Indicator Watch: Initial and continuing jobless claims fell to 269k and 2,105k, respectively. Non-farm payrolls (Oct) rose to 531k, beating estimates for the...

11|01|2021

Leading Indicator Watch | October 29, 2021

Highlights from the October 29th Leading Indicator Watch: The money supply, including time deposits, rose by $185B to $20.982T (Sept). Money supply is currently running 90.55% of current GDP....

10|25|2021

Leading Indicator Watch | October 22, 2021

Highlights from the October 22nd Leading Indicator Watch: Building Permits fell to a one year low (MoM) (Sep) by 7.7%. Housing Starts dropped by 1.6% (MoM) (Sep). Existing home...

10|18|2021

Leading Indicator Watch | October 15, 2021

News in employment and Consumer Sentiment lead our watch this week. Weekly initial jobless claims fell to 293k and JOLTs job openings (reporting for August) were lower than forecasts....

10|12|2021

Leading Indicator Watch | October 8, 2021

Highlights from the October 8, 2021 Leading Indicator Watch: Factory orders increased 1.2% in August. Up from an 0.7% increase in July. Be sure to check out more of...

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|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...