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Conference Board Leading Economic Index Increases

NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ —  The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI)for the U.S. increased 0.5 percent in July to 115.8 (2004 = 100), following a 0.3 percent increase in June, and a 0.7 percent increase in May. The largest positive contributions came from money supply, the interest rate spread, and average weekly initial claims for unemployment… Read More »