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LEI Increased 3 Consecutive Months

LEI Increased 3 Consecutive Months The LEI increased 3 consecutive months, according to the Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) for the US, which showed an increase of 0.2 percent in April following a 0.3 percent increase in March and a 0.2 percent increase in February. The US LEI rose in April, the third consecutive [...]

2019-05-29T12:30:01+00:00A View|

Economic Pace of Growth has Moderated

Conference Board Leading Economic Index The Leading Economic Index (LEI) for the US increased 0.2 percent in January following increases in both December and November.” The US Leading Economic Index increased again in January, but its pace of growth has moderated in recent months. While the LEI suggests a positive short term outlook in 2015, [...]

2015-02-20T21:15:21+00:00A View|

Dow Industrials Surged 421 Points

The Dow Industrials surged 421 points on Thursday ... its biggest gain since December 2011, bolstered by reassurances from the Federal Reserve that it remains in no rush to raise interest rates. The Empire State Manufacturing Survey for December ... indicates that business activity for New York manufacturers declined in December. The headline general business [...]

2014-12-19T18:45:29+00:00A View|

LEI Rose Sharply in October

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) The LEI for the United States increased 0.9 percent in October following a 0.7 percent increase in September. The LEI rose sharply in October with all components gaining over the previous six months, despite negative contribution from stock prices in October and minimal contributions from new orders for [...]

2014-11-21T22:30:21+00:00A View|