Leading Indicators Slip 0.2% in February

Siegel, Gary E.
March 2006
Bond Buyer;3/21/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32343, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decrease in the composite index of the leading economic indicators (LEI) in the U.S. in February 2006. The decline has broken the chain of four consecutive months of LEI increases. Labor economist Ken Goldstein said that the economic indicators continue to rise suggesting the economy is growing but not as fast as it did the previous year before the hurricanes occurred.


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