Modest economic expansion to continue through early 2016

|By:, SA News Editor

Feb. Leading Indicators: Leading Index +0.1% to 123.2 vs. +0.2% expected, -0.2% in Jan.

Coincident Index +0.1% to 113.3 vs. +0.2% prior.

Lagging Index +0.4% to 120.4 vs. +0.1% prior.

“The U.S. LEI increased slightly in February, after back-to-back monthly declines, but housing permits, stock prices, consumer expectations, and new orders remain sources of weakness,” said Ataman Ozyildirim, Director of Business Cycles and Growth Research at The Conference Board. 

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