and the Consumer Economy
Macro Sentiment Analytics© (MSA) provides leading measures of Economic Sentiment and Uncertainty… that are highly correlated to and lead key economic targets – including the S&P, Retails Sales and Housing Starts – by 2 weeks to 2 months.
We are already overwhelmed by 24/7 news and Big Data. How do we make sense of it and find the right information, when we need it, to make our decisions ahead of the headlines?
The TrendPointers methodology transforms qualitative news content into timely quantitative indicators of MacroSentiment influences on the equity markets and consumer spending.
Every day, thousands of news items offer Positive, Negative, or Uncertain reports, opinions and forecasts about economic conditions. Our MacroSentiment and Uncertainty Indices provided early alerts to the 2008 recession and the eventual recovery -- and now are tracking the fragile climb on a wave of dominant Uncertainty.