Skip to comments.Leading economic indicators dip in April (Index of Leading Economic Indicators)
Posted on 05/17/2012 7:53:59 AM PDT by C19fan
The economy is still struggling to gain momentum, though long-term trends remain expansionary, the Conference Board said Thursday, as it reported that its index of leading economic indicators dipped in April for the first decline since September.
The LEI declined 0.1% in April, compared with a gain of 0.3% in March.
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From the looks of things around here - another house just down the street going vacant in a few days - I'd say the economy is struggling not to gain momentum going down. I'm not sure it is succeeding.
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