Interesting data here from Kiplingers. Their new Recovery Index identifies six important indicators that point to a weak or strong economic environment and provide some insight as to whether we are in a bull or bear market:
Identifying a turn in the economy is tricky business, especially when each day’s news seems to bring conflicting information. To cut through the noise, we’ve identified six key economic indicators. Two have turned fully positive – interest rates spreads and home sales – and when three of the six indicators go fully positive, it’s more than likely that the recession has ended. Stay tuned.