This work has resulted in the development of three experimental indexes: an index of coincident economic indicators (CEI), an index of leading economic indicators
(LEI), and a new series that we call a "recession index" (RI).
Says Ken Goldstein, Labor Economist at The Conference Board: "The Leading Economic Indicators
have been anything but consistent -- flat to declining from July through September, and recovering in October and November.
In addition, it contains leading economic indicators
, such as inflation and interest rates.
Says Conference Board Economist Ken Goldstein: "After five straight declines, the Leading Economic Indicators
turned around in November.
In fact, most leading economic indicators
were up over the last two months.
Finally, the Conference Board reported that slow economic growth is likely to continue in the near term, as it reported that the index of leading economic indicators
New York, Sha'ban 11, 1434, Jun 20, 2013, SPA -- An index of leading economic indicators
in the United States edged up in May for the second straight month, dpa cited a business think tank report on Thursday.
Houses are sitting on the market longer, and the Index of Leading Economic Indicators
, that old harbinger of economic doom and gloom, is behaving ominously.
The Conference Board produces the Leading Economic Indicators
for the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Australia, Mexico, Japan and Korea.
Earlier this month t was reported that the index of leading economic indicators
The lone economic report of the session featured the Conference Board announcing that its index of leading economic indicators
Three consecutive increases in the Leading Economic Indicators
suggests that the economy might turn in a better performance in the first quarter of 2003 than it did in the second half of last year," says Conference Board Economist Ken Goldstein.