Updates On Economic Indicators November 2011

Here is an update on various indicators that are supposed to predict and/or depict economic activity.  These indicators have been discussed in previous blog posts: The November Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI)(pdf) updated as of November 21, 2011: – The USA TODAY/IHS Global Insight Economic Outlook Index: An excerpt from the November 8 update titled “Index … Read more Updates On Economic Indicators November 2011

Durable Goods New Orders – Long-Term Charts

Many people place emphasis on Durable Goods New Orders as an economic indicator. For reference, here are a few charts depicting this measure. First, from the St. Louis Fed site (FRED), a chart through September, last updated on October 26.  The last value is 200,333: – Here is the chart depicting the measure on a … Read more Durable Goods New Orders – Long-Term Charts

Updates On Economic Indicators October 2011

Here is an update on various indicators that are supposed to predict and/or depict economic activity.  These indicators have been discussed in previous blog posts: The October Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI)(pdf) updated as of October 24, 2011: – The USA TODAY/IHS Global Insight Economic Outlook Index: An excerpt from the September 27 update titled “Index forecasts … Read more Updates On Economic Indicators October 2011

St. Louis Financial Stress Index – October 20 Update

On March 28 I wrote a post (“The STLFSI“) about the  STLFSI (St. Louis Fed’s Financial Stress Index) which is supposed to measure stress in the financial system.  Here is the most recent chart.  This chart was last updated on October 20, incorporating data from 12-31-93 to 10-14-11 on a weekly basis.  The present level … Read more St. Louis Financial Stress Index – October 20 Update

Updates On Economic Indicators September 2011

Here is an update on various indicators that are supposed to predict and/or depict economic activity.  These indicators have been discussed in previous blog posts: The September Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI)(pdf) updated as of September 26, 2011: – The Consumer Metrics Institute Contraction Watch: – The USA TODAY/IHS Global Insight Economic Outlook Index: An excerpt … Read more Updates On Economic Indicators September 2011

St. Louis Financial Stress Index – September 15 Update

On March 28 I wrote a post (“The STLFSI“) about the  STLFSI (St. Louis Fed’s Financial Stress Index) which is supposed to measure stress in the financial system. Here is the most recent chart.  This chart was last updated on September 15, incorporating data from 12-31-93 to 9-9-11 on a weekly basis.  The present level … Read more St. Louis Financial Stress Index – September 15 Update

Updates On Economic Indicators August 2011

Here is an update on various indicators that are supposed to predict and/or depict economic activity.  These indicators have been discussed in previous blog posts: The August Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI)(pdf) updated as of August 22, 2011: – The Consumer Metrics Institute Contraction Watch: – The USA TODAY/IHS Global Insight Economic Outlook Index: An excerpt … Read more Updates On Economic Indicators August 2011

Updates On Economic Indicators July 2011

Here is an update on various indicators that are supposed to predict and/or depict economic activity.  These indicators have been discussed in previous blog posts: The July Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI)(pdf) updated as of July 25, 2011: – The Consumer Metrics Institute Contraction Watch: – The USA TODAY/IHS Global Insight Economic Outlook Index: An excerpt … Read more Updates On Economic Indicators July 2011

St. Louis Financial Stress Index – Updated

On March 28 I wrote a post (“The STLFSI“) about the  STLFSI (St. Louis Fed’s Financial Stress Index) which is supposed to measure stress in the financial system. Here is the most recent chart.  This chart was last updated on June 30, incorporating data from 12-31-93 to 6-24-11 on a weekly basis.  The present level … Read more St. Louis Financial Stress Index – Updated

Updates On Economic Indicators June 2011

Here is an update on various indicators that are supposed to predict and/or depict economic activity.  These indicators have been discussed in previous blog posts: The June Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI)(pdf) updated as of June 23, 2011: – The Consumer Metrics Institute Contraction Watch: – The USA TODAY/IHS Global Insight Economic Outlook Index: An … Read more Updates On Economic Indicators June 2011