Advisor Perspectives had a post of June 29, 2021 (“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, June 29, 2021
Monday, June 28, 2021
Friday, June 25, 2021
For reference, below is a chart of the St. Louis Fed Price Pressures Measures – Deflation Probability [FRED STLPPMDEF] through June 2021.
Thursday, June 24, 2021
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 June 24, 2021 update (reflecting data through June 18, 2021) is -.9253:
Many people place emphasis on Durable Goods New Orders as a prominent economic indicator and/or leading economic indicator.
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Perhaps the main reason that I write of our economic situation is that I continue to believe, based upon various analyses, that our economic situation is in many ways misunderstood. While no one likes to contemplate a future rife with economic adversity, current and future economic problems must be properly recognized and rectified if high-quality, sustainable long-term economic vitality is to be realized.
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Monday, June 21, 2021
Sunday, June 20, 2021
Friday, June 18, 2021
As many are aware, Refinitiv publishes earnings estimates for the S&P500. (My other posts concerning S&P earnings estimates can be found under the S&P500 Earnings label)