U.S. LEI increased

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Economy Will Continue to Expand into 2017

LEI Suggests Economy Will Continue to Expand The Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) for the US increased 0.1 percent in October following a 0.2 percent increase in September. The US LEI increased in October for a second consecutive month. Although its six month growth rate has moderated, the index still suggests the economy will [...]

2016-11-24T09:08:13+00:00A View|

Business Outlook is “Positive But Tenuous”

August 2016 Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey Suggests "Positive But Tenuous" Growth The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia released its August 2016 Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey and reports firms responding to the survey suggest “positive but tenuous” growth. The diffusion index for current general activity moved from a negative reading to a marginally positive reading while the [...]

2016-08-19T15:39:38+00:00A View|

Leading Indicators Point to Short-Term Growth

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) for the US increased 0.2 percent in February to 121.4 following a 0.2 percent increase in January and a 0.4 percent increase in December indicates short-term growth. Widespread gains among the leading indicators continue to point to short-term growth. However, easing in the LEI’s six month change suggests [...]

2015-03-20T10:24:36+00:00A View|

Short Term Outlook is Getting Brighter

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) Released Friday, the LEI increased 0.5 percent in December following a 0.4 percent November increase and a 0.6 percent increase in October. December’s gain in the LEI was driven by a majority of its components, suggesting the short term outlook is getting brighter and the economy continues to [...]

2015-01-23T22:06:52+00:00A View|