Updates On Economic Indicators February 2012

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 February Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI)(pdf) updated as of February 21, 2012: – The USA TODAY/IHS Global Insight Economic Outlook Index: An excerpt from the February 6 update titled “Index … Read more Updates On Economic Indicators February 2012

St. Louis Financial Stress Index – February 9, 2012 Update

On March 28, 2011 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.  For reference purposes, the most recent chart is seen below.  This chart was last updated on February 9, incorporating data from 12-31-93 to 2-3-12 on a … Read more St. Louis Financial Stress Index – February 9, 2012 Update

Durable Goods New Orders – Long-Term Charts Through December 2011

Many people place emphasis on Durable Goods New Orders as a prominent economic indicator and/or leading economic indicator. For reference, here are a few charts depicting this measure. First, from the St. Louis Fed site (FRED), a chart through December, last updated on January 26.  This December value is 214,522 ($ Millions) : – Here … Read more Durable Goods New Orders – Long-Term Charts Through December 2011

Updates On Economic Indicators January 2012

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 January Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI)(pdf) updated as of January 26, 2012: – The USA TODAY/IHS Global Insight Economic Outlook Index: An excerpt from the January 3 update titled “Index … Read more Updates On Economic Indicators January 2012

St. Louis Financial Stress Index – January 19, 2012 Update

On March 28, 2011 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 January 19, incorporating data from 12-31-93 to 1-13-12 on a weekly basis.  The present … Read more St. Louis Financial Stress Index – January 19, 2012 Update

St. Louis Financial Stress Index – January 5, 2012 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 January 5, incorporating data from 12-31-93 to 12-30-11 on a weekly basis.  The present level … Read more St. Louis Financial Stress Index – January 5, 2012 Update

Updates On Economic Indicators December 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 December Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI)(pdf) updated as of December 22, 2011: – The USA TODAY/IHS Global Insight Economic Outlook Index: An excerpt from the December 1 update titled “Index … Read more Updates On Economic Indicators December 2011

St. Louis Financial Stress Index – December 1 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 December 1, incorporating data from 12-31-93 to 11-25-11 on a weekly basis.  The present level … Read more St. Louis Financial Stress Index – December 1 Update

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