Are Fears About an Imminent Recession Overblown?

Are Fears About an Imminent Recession Overblown? Historically, a recession is coming when the Leading Index for the United States is below 1. Today, it stands at 1.37. “The leading index for each state predicts the six-month growth rate of the state’s coincident index. In addition to the coincident index, the models include other variables…

Fear & Greed Index vs. S&P 500 RSI

Fear & Greed Index vs. S&P 500 RSI Chart suggesting a good correlation between the Fear & Greed Index and the S&P 500’s RSI. Image : CNN and MacroTechnicals

Fears of Global Recession

Fears of Global Recession The latest BofAML’s European credit investor survey shows that fears of global recession have risen to 42%. Image: BofA Merrill Lynch

Fear & Greed Index vs. S&P 500 Index

Fear & Greed Index vs. S&P 500 Index This chart shows how optimism stays unusually low. Is this alarming for bears? Image: Cable News Network