Based on a comparison of data compiled since the survey's inception in 1995 with figures from the Department of Commerce on Construction Put in Place, the findings amount to a leading economic indicator
that provides an approximately nine to twelve month glimpse into the future of nonresidential construction activity.
Mexico's leading economic indicator
is calculated monthly by The Conference Board (New York), the source for a January 20, 2006 report distributed by Reuters.
Japan's Leading economic indicator
rose for the fourth straight month in July, with the index rising to 83.
Gross domestic product is considered a leading economic indicator
, while poverty is seen as a lagging indicator.
Broadband connectivity is a leading economic indicator
of a country's advancement, and through our new infrastructure, we expect to contribute to Poland's economic growth by quenching the demand for advanced services in residential and SoHo markets.
Wendover became so good at identifying on what and where companies were spending their IT budgets that they partnered with Global Insight to form the Wendover Global Insight IT Spending Index, which is the leading economic indicator
of IT spending.
Miri Rogers, Adecco regional vice president, says, "Manufacturing, logistics and retail are all seeing healthy growth in terms of their demand for a contingent workforce, which is an acknowledged leading economic indicator
As a component of the index of leading economic indicators
, the rental vacancy rate is used by the federal government and economic forecasters to gauge the economic climate.
The Conference Board said its index of leading economic indicators
(LEI)--designed to predict economic performance in the coming three to six months--rose 0.
Australia-based Westpac (NYSE: WBK) and the Melbourne Institute have said that an Australian index of leading economic indicators
had advanced in June.
Japan's index of leading economic indicators
, which shows how the economy is likely to perform in coming months, marked a record rise in May, evidence the world's third-largest economy is poised to recover strongly from the March earthquake and tsunami due to an upturn in production, government data showed Wednesday.
Economy: Leading Economic Indicators
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