Advisor Perspectives had a post of December 29, 2020 (“Consumer Confidence…“) that displays the latest Conference Board Consumer Confidence and Thomson/Reuters University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index charts. They are presented below:
Tuesday, December 29, 2020
Monday, December 28, 2020
Wednesday, December 23, 2020
For reference, below is a chart of the St. Louis Fed Price Pressures Measures – Deflation Probability [FRED STLPPMDEF] through December 2020.
The St. Louis Fed’s Financial Stress Index (STLFSI2) is one index that is supposed to measure stress in the financial system. Its reading as of the December 17, 2020 update (reflecting data through December 11, 2020) is -.6199.