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The immediate economic future looks bright, barring a few bumps down the road

Apr 20, 2018
The Conference Board’s Leading Economic Index, which was up 0.3 percent in March, indicates the economy looks pretty good heading into summer and fall. The index crunches forward-looking measures like building permits, factory orders and unemployment claims to predict where…

Economists look for leading indicators to rebound after storms

Nov 20, 2017
The Conference Board's Leading Economic Index fell in September, partly from the effects of hurricanes in Texas and Florida.
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