January 2017 US leading index 0.6% vs 0.5% exp m/m

Author: Ryan Littlestone | Category: News

January 2017 US leading index 17 February 2017

  • Coincident index 0.1% vs 0.3% prior
  • Lagging index 0.3% vs 0.5% prior

This index measures a multitude of other indicators.

Average weekly hours, manufacturing
Average weekly initial claims for unemployment insurance
Manufacturers' new orders, consumer goods and materials
ISM Index of New Orders 
Manufacturers' new orders, nondefense capital goods excluding aircraft orders
Building permits, new private housing units
Stock prices, 500 common stocks
Leading Credit Index
Interest rate spread, 10-year Treasury bonds less federal funds
Average consumer expectations for business conditions

And none of us are any the wiser by the end of it.

US leading index