St. Louis Financial Stress Index – June 21, 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 June 21, incorporating data from December 31,1993 to June 15, … Read more St. Louis Financial Stress Index – June 21, 2012 Update

St. Louis Financial Stress Index – June 14, 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 June 14, incorporating data from December 31,1993 to June 8, … Read more St. Louis Financial Stress Index – June 14, 2012 Update

St. Louis Financial Stress Index – June 7, 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 June 7, incorporating data from December 31,1993 to June 1, … Read more St. Louis Financial Stress Index – June 7, 2012 Update

St. Louis Financial Stress Index – May 31, 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 May 31, incorporating data from 12-31-93 to 5-25-12 on a … Read more St. Louis Financial Stress Index – May 31, 2012 Update

St. Louis Financial Stress Index – May 24, 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 May 24, incorporating data from 12-31-93 to 5-18-12 on a … Read more St. Louis Financial Stress Index – May 24, 2012 Update

Durable Goods New Orders – Long-Term Charts Through April 2012

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 April, last updated on May 24.  This value is 215,527 ($ Millions) : (click on charts … Read more Durable Goods New Orders – Long-Term Charts Through April 2012

Updates On Economic Indicators May 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 May Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI)(pdf) updated as of May 21, 2012: – The USA TODAY/IHS Global Insight Economic Outlook Index: An excerpt from the April 26 update titled “Index … Read more Updates On Economic Indicators May 2012

St. Louis Financial Stress Index – May 17, 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 May 11, incorporating data from 12-31-93 to 5-11-12 on a … Read more St. Louis Financial Stress Index – May 17, 2012 Update

St. Louis Financial Stress Index – May 10, 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 May 10, incorporating data from 12-31-93 to 5-4-12 on a … Read more St. Louis Financial Stress Index – May 10, 2012 Update

St. Louis Financial Stress Index – May 3, 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 May 3, incorporating data from 12-31-93 to 4-27-12 on a … Read more St. Louis Financial Stress Index – May 3, 2012 Update