U.S. Retail Sales and Consumer Sentiment

U.S. Retail Sales and Consumer Sentiment Currently, the consumer is doing well, keeping the U.S. economy from tanking, and consumer sentiment is high. Image: Credit Suisse

Home Builder Sentiment Leads Consumer Spending

Home Builder Sentiment Leads Consumer Spending Interesting chart suggesting that the NAHB housing market index leads the change in consumer spending. The latest reading for July suggests that the outlook for the U.S. economy is expected to slow. Image: Dr Thomas Kevin Swift

Z-Score of Sentiment Score by S&P 500 Sector

Z-Score of Sentiment Score by S&P 500 Sector Consumer staples stocks are out of favor among investors. Is it time for buyers to start looking? Image: BofA US Equity & Quant Strategy