For reference, below is a chart of the St. Louis Fed Price Pressures Measures – Deflation Probability [FRED STLPPMDEF] through August 2020.
Monday, August 31, 2020
Friday, August 28, 2020
Advisor Perspectives had a post of August 28, 2020 (“Michigan Consumer Sentiment…“) that displays the latest Conference Board Consumer Confidence and Thomson/Reuters University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index charts. They are presented below:
Recently Deloitte released their “CFO Signals” “High-Level Summary” report for the 3rd Quarter of 2020.
Findings at a glance
Thursday, August 27, 2020
Wednesday, August 26, 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 August 20, 2020 update (reflecting data through August 14, 2020) is -.4647.
Many people place emphasis on Durable Goods New Orders as a prominent economic indicator and/or leading economic indicator.
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
As a reference for long-term house price index trends, below is a chart, updated with the most current data (through June) from the CalculatedRisk blog post of August 25, 2020 titled “Case-Shiller : National House Price Index increased 4.3% year-over-year in June“: