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...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
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...Thursday that the recovery likely will remain weak in the coming months. The Conference Board's index of leading economic indicators rose less in October than analysts had expected. The index forecasts activity by measuring consumer expectations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/20/bus_556409.shtml
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The torture of a thousand cuts

The most ominous aspect of Augusta's budget woes actually has little to do with Augusta: The Index of Leading Economic Indicators has declined the past four of six months, signaling a slowdown in the U.S. economy. Moreover, continued...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/20/edi_93068.shtml
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Lack of work weighs on forecasted rebound

...a slow pace, with employers still reluctant to hire. The Conference Board said Thursday that its index of leading economic indicators rose 1 percent last month after a 0.4 percent gain in August, beating economists' expectations. The group...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/23/bus_552917.shtml
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...themselves being questioned.Economic indicators' jump signals growthNEW YORK --- The Conference Board says its leading economic indicators, a gauge of future activity, jumped 1.4 percent in March, the fastest pace of growth in at least seven...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-04-19/biz-bits
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Leading economic indicators rose in December

...sustained, gradual growth. The Conference Board, a private research group, said Thursday that its Index of Leading Economic Indicators rose 0.2 percent last month, following a revised gain of 0.3 percent in November. The increase, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/21/bus_440500.shtml
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