The latest smoothed annualized growth rate of the ECRI Weekly Leading Indicator in the week ended 22 January improved from -7.6% t ...Read more Comments Off on ECRI Leading Indicator: Turning for the Better?
Year-on-year growth in U.S. consumer prices fell to 3.6% in October from 3.9% in September. Due to its significant contribution of ...Read more Comments Off on U.S. Inflation: Further Significant Declines Expected
I have discussed various yardsticks of evaluating US equities over the past few days. In short, my conclusion is that while the lo ...Read more Comments Off on Stocks – scant value in momentum market
Despite ballooning Fed reserves to bail out banks, money supply as measured by the growth in money supply with a zero maturity (no ...Read more Comments Off on Velocity of US money supply at long last edging up
The graph below shows the historical relationship between the annual change in the oil price and the year-on-year change in the US ...Read more Comments Off on Picture du Jour: Prepare for higher inflation
As often stated in my weekly “Words from the Wise” reviews, a confidence indicator worth monitoring is the Barron’s Confidence Ind ...Read more Comments Off on Barron’s Confidence Index – Sentiment for Equities Improves