UnemploymentThe unemployment rate recession model (article link), has been updated with the December UER of 5.6%. Based on the historic patterns of the unemployment rate indicators prior to recessions one can reasonably conclude that the U.S. economy is not likely to go into recession anytime soon
Here is the link to latest update.
Coppock Indicator for the S&P500The Coppock indicator for the S&P500 generated the last interim buy signal on January 31, 2014 and a sell signal this week. It has continuously signaled investment in the S&P 500 from May 2010 onward, showing a gain of about 80% over this period. This indicator is described here.
TIAA Real Estate AccountAs of end of December 2014 the 1-year rolling return is 12.22%. The Vanguard REIT Index Fund is at an all time high signaling that there is further upside potential for the TIAA Real Estate Account. A sell signal is not imminent.