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This Week: Leading indicators, home sales, Fed minutes

 

November 19, 2017



A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week:

ECONOMIC BAROMETER

A measure of the U.S. economy's future health is expected to have improved last month.

Economists predict that the Conference Board will report Monday that its index of leading indicators rose 1 percent in October after falling by 0.2 percent a month earlier. The index, derived from data that for the most part have already been reported, is designed to anticipate economic conditions three to six months out.

Leading indicators, monthly percent change, seasonally adjusted:

May 0.3

June 0.6...



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