UnemploymentThe unemployment rate recession model (article link), has been updated with the January UER of 4.0%. The model does not signal a recession, however if unemployment rises to 4.1% in the comming months a recession will be signaled.
Here is the link to the full update.
The Dynamic Linearly Detrended Enhanced Aggregate Spread:The updated level of this indicator, -218bps, above last months -229bps, confirms the January 20, 2017 signal. Based on past history a recession could have started at the earliest in October 2017, but not later than May 2019. The average lead time to previous recessions provided by DAGS was 15 months which would indicate a recession start for April 2018. (Note: All our other recession indicators are far from signal a recession.)
Coppock Indicator for the S&P500The Coppock indicator for the S&P500 exited the market on 1/29/2019 and is in cash. This indicator is described here.
Fig 9a depicts the CAPE-Cycle-ID and the year-on-year rate-of-change of the Shiller CAPE; the level moved from +2 to 0 end of Jan-2019. This indicator is described here.
To avoid the bear market, exit stocks when the spread between the 5-month and 25-month moving averages of S&P-real becomes negative and simultaneously the CAPE-Cycle-ID score is 0 or -2. (read more)
Estimated Forward 10-Year Returns
iM-GT TimerThe iM-GT Timer, based on Google Search Trends volume switched to cash on 11/1/2018. This indicator is described here.
Trade Weighted USDThe Trade Weighted $ value remains near its past value.
TIAA Real Estate AccountThe 1-year rolling return for the end of last month is 4.79%. A sell signal is not imminent.