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US consumer confidence slides after big January gain

...about 2.5 percent from January through March.Last week, the Conference Board reported that its index of leading economic indicators rose last month by the smallest amount since August.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-24/us-consumer-confidence-sli
Gauge of US economy edges up 0.2 percent in August

The Conference Board's index of leading economic indicators rose in August.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-19/gauge-us-economy-edges-02-
Stores keep moving up the holiday start times

...Business at Georgia Regents University is still going up despite a flat job market. Word came Wednesday that the leading economic indicators index grew in August ? for the sixth straight month. The Dow Jones was going up back then, which helped the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2014-10-17/stores-keep
After a bitter winter, warmer temperatures are revitalizing economy

...themselves out and everything has melted, you're going to get a bounce back."An index based on several leading economic indicators ? including employment, consumer confidence, stocks and interest rates ? shot up for the third straight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-21/after-bitter-winter-warmer
GRU index rebounds

...Every month, economists at Georgia Regents University crunch job, housing and stock numbers to develop their Leading Economic Indicators index. In March, the index went up 0.4 percent from February, reversing two months of declines. "It...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2014-05-16/gru-index-r
Business news

...suggests some bumps in the economic recovery this summer.The Conference Board said Thursday its index of leading economic indicators dropped 0.3 percent in April, the first decline since June 2010.The index had moved sharply higher in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-05-19/business-news
Economic slump still evident

...also projected modest growth for the broader economy in the coming months based on its latest reading of its leading economic indicators. The index rose in June for the second consecutive month..The private research group offered a caveat...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/2011-07-21/economic-slump-still-evident-business-au
Rise in economic gauge suggests brighter outlook

...Standard & Poor's.The most recent sign was Friday's report by the Conference Board that its index of leading economic indicators surged 0.9 percent last month. It was the index's best showing since February. And it was far faster...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-11-18/rise-economic-gauge-sugges
Unemployment applications drop to lowest since April '08

...per month if the trend continues.In another encouraging report Thursday, the Conference Board's index of leading economic indicators rose strongly in November for the second straight month, suggesting that the risks of another recession are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-12-22/unemployment-applications-
Business spending, fewer layoffs lift economy

...around 2 percent.In another sign the economy is gaining strength, the Conference Board said its index of leading economic indicators rose in December for the fourth straight month.Housing remains the weakest part of the economy. New-home...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-01-27/business-spending-fewer-la