US Leading Economic Index Rises in April

by Veronica Blatt

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index for the U.S. rose in April to 113.3, a gain of 1.6 percent. This followed a March increase of 1.3 percent and a February dip of .1 percent. This welcome gain means the index has surpassed its previous peak (January 2020), which marks a complete recovery from its contraction at the beginning of the covid pandemic. Read the rest of this entry »