September 19, 2014 - Industry News
The Leading Economic Index, from the private research group The Conference Board, increased 0.2% in August to 103.8, following upwardly revised increases of 1.1% in July, and 0.7% in June.
Tags: Economy, Leading Economic Indicators
August 21, 2014 - Industry News
The latest measure on the condition of the U.S. economy and where it's heading shows improvement again, according to the private research group The Conference Board.
Tags: Economy, The Conference Board, Home Sales, Leading Economic Indicators
June 19, 2014 - Industry News
A measure of the health of the nation’s economy shows it has increased again, while concerns linger by the Federal Reserve about economic growth for the remainder of the year.
Tags: Economy, Consumer Prices, Housing Starts, Leading Economic Indicators, Federal Reserve
May 22, 2014 - Industry News
UPDATED -- Three newly released reports suggest the American economy may finally be shaking off the winter doldrums that brought business activity down in the first quarter, with expectations of improvements well into the year.
Tags: Economy, Manufacturing, Home Sales, Leading Economic Indicators
April 21, 2014 - Industry News
A measure of the health of the U.S. economy turned sharply higher last month, according to a report released Monday morning from the private research group The Conference Board.
Tags: Economy, The Conference Board, Leading Economic Indicators
March 20, 2014 - Industry News
UPDATED -- Rising prices and severe winter weather caused existing-home sales to slip in February to its lowest level since July 2012 while the outlook for the overall American economy is improving.
Tags: Economy, Home Sales, Leading Economic Indicators
February 20, 2014 - Industry News
UPDATED -- U.S. manufacturing has hit is highest level in nearly four years, according to a report released Thursday
Tags: Economy, Manufacturing, Consumer Prices, Leading Economic Indicators
January 23, 2014 - Industry News
UPDATED -- Total new construction starts in the U.S. during 2013 increased 6% from the year before to $516.8 billion. This follows the 10% gain reported for 2012 and modest 2% gains in both 2010 and 2011, according to new data released from construction information services provider McGraw Hill Construction.
Tags: Economy, Home Sales, Leading Economic Indicators, Construction Industry
December 2, 2013 - Industry News
UPDATED -- Total construction spending in the United States hit a four and half year high in October, according to U.S. Commerce Department report released on Monday.
Tags: Economy, Durable Goods, Leading Economic Indicators, Construction Spending, Manufacturing
November 6, 2013 - Industry News
Conditions for the American economy are improving and may continue doing so, according to a new report out from one private research group.
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