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Purchasing Managers Index (PMI)

Purchasing Managers Index (PMI)

Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) Every month, hundreds of economic indicators are released by various government agencies and industry organizations.  On the very first business day of each month at 10 AM EST, the Purchasing Managers Index or PMI is released…
Inflation

Inflation

When you read about inflation in the financial press, chances are the article will reference the Consumer Price Index (CPI) that is constructed and released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).    The CPI measures price changes for a basket…
Fear and Greed Index

Fear and Greed Index

Part of being a successful investor is recognizing important inflection points in market sentiment.    When prices and valuations are stretched and you start to get stock tips from your barber, it may make sense to trim risk, raise cash,…