22-Jan-2010 9:06 AM

The Conference Board leading economic index for the US increases again

US Leading Economic Index (LEI) increased 1.1% in Dec-2009, following a 1.0% gain in Nov-2009 and a 0.3% rise in Oct-2009, according to The Conference Board. [more]

The Conference Board: "The indicators point to an economy in early recovery. The coincident economic index shows slow expansion of economic activity through December. The leading economic index suggests that the pace of improvement could pick up this spring", Ken Goldstein, Economist. Source: The Conference Board, 21-Jan-2010