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Jill has been working with Advisor Perspectives since 2012 and in 2015 joined the dshort team as Research Director. She considers herself a Gen X’er and has a background in mathematics and science. She holds a Master of Science in Physical Science with a concentration in physics and ... more


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World Markets Update - Tuesday, April 23
All eight indexes on our world watch list posted gains through April 23, 2019. The top performer is the Shanghai SSE with a 29.74% gain and in second is our own S&P 500 with a gain of 16.88%.
FHFA House Price Index: Up 0.3% In January, At Real Record High
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has released its U.S. House Price Index (HPI) for February.
Weekly Gasoline Price Update: WTIC Up 2.6%
The price of Regular and Premium are up one and three cents each, respectively, from last week.
New Residential Building Permits: 1.269M In March
The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development have now published their findings for March new residential building permits.
Existing-Home Sales Rebounded Retreated In March
This morning's release of the March Existing-Home Sales fell to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.21 million units from the previous month's revised 5.48M.
RecessionAlert Weekly Leading Index Update - Saturday, April 20
The ECRI indicator has often shown conspicuous contractions between recessions, enough to make an erroneous recession call while the WLEI did not trigger such a call. Both indicators generally move in the same direction, but the WLEI less volatile.
Five Decades Of Middle-Class Wages: March 2019 Update
The Bureau of Labor Statistics has been collecting data on this workforce cohort since 1964. The government numbers provide some excellent insights on the income history of what we might think of as the private middle-class wage earner.
The Big Four Economic Indicators: March Real Retail Sales
Month-over-month nominal sales in March increased by 1.6% (1.57% to two decimals). Real Retail Sales, calculated with the seasonally adjusted Consumer Price Index, increased by 1.15%.
S&P 500 Snapshot: 0.9% Off Record High, Up 15.9% YTD
The S&P 500 ended the market week down 0.8% from Friday, but is 0.88% off its record close and is up almost 16% YTD. Markets are closed tomorrow.
ECRI Weekly Leading Index Update: WLI YoY Approaching Positive
This morning's release of the publicly available data from ECRI puts its Weekly Leading Index (WLI) at 148.1, up 0.5 from the previous week.
Philly Fed Manufacturing Index: Continued Growth In April
The latest Manufacturing Index came in at 8.5, down 5.2 from last month's 13.7. The 3-month moving average came in at 6.0, down from 8.9 last month.
Weekly Unemployment Claims: Down Another 5K
This morning's seasonally adjusted 192K new claims, down 5K from the previous week's revised 197K.
February Trade Deficit At $49.38B, Better Than Forecast
Today's headline number of -49.38B was better than the Investing.com forecast of -53.50B.
The Three Largest Cryptocurrencies - Wednesday, April 17
Here are all three cryptocurrency prices over time along with their trading volume
February Trade Deficit At $49.385B, Better Than Forecast
The U.S. monthly international trade deficit decreased in February 2019 according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Census Bureau.
NAHB Housing Market Index: "Builder Confidence Edges Higher In April"
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Housing Market Index (HMI) is a gauge of builder opinion on the relative level of current and future single-family home sales. The latest reading of 63 is up 1 from last month.
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