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2014

August The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Increased in July
(Release Date: 21 Aug. 2014)
July The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.S. Increases
(Release Date: 18 Jul. 2014)
June The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Increased in May
(Release Date: 19 Jun. 2014)
May The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.S. Increased in April
(Release Date: 22 May. 2014)
April The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Increased in March
(Release Date: 21 Apr. 2014)
March The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.S. Increases
(Release Date: 20 Mar. 2014)
February The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.S. Increased in January
(Release Date: 20 Feb. 2014)
January The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.S. Increases
(Release Date: 23 Jan. 2014)

2013

December The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.S. Increased
(Release Date: 19 Dec. 2013)
November The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.S. Increased
(Release Date: 27 Nov. 2013)
November The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.S. Increased in September
(Release Date: 06 Nov. 2013)
September The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.S. Increases
(Release Date: 19 Sep. 2013)
August The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.S. Increases
(Release Date: 22 Aug. 2013)
July The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.S. Remains Unchanged
(Release Date: 18 Jul. 2013)
June The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.S. Increases
(Release Date: 20 Jun. 2013)
May The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.S. Improves
(Release Date: 17 May. 2013)
April The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.S. Declines Slightly
(Release Date: 18 Apr. 2013)
March The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.S. Increases
(Release Date: 21 Mar. 2013)
February The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.S. Increases
(Release Date: 21 Feb. 2013)
January The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Increases
(Release Date: 24 Jan. 2013)

2012

December The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.S. Declines
(Release Date: 20 Dec. 2012)
November The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.S. Increases
(Release Date: 21 Nov. 2012)
October The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.S. Increases
(Release Date: 18 Oct. 2012)
September The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.S. Declines Slightly
(Release Date: 20 Sep. 2012)
August The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.S. Increases
(Release Date: 17 Aug. 2012)
July The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.S. Declines
(Release Date: 19 Jul. 2012)
June US LEI Increases
(Release Date: 21 Jun. 2012)
May US LEI Dips Slightly
(Release Date: 17 May. 2012)
April US LEI Increases
(Release Date: 19 Apr. 2012)
March LEI for U.S. Increases
(Release Date: 22 Mar. 2012)
February LEI for U.S. Increases Again
(Release Date: 17 Feb. 2012)
January LEI for U.S. Increases
(Release Date: 26 Jan. 2012)

2011

December US LEI Increases Again in November
(Release Date: 22 Dec. 2011)
November U.S. LEI Rises Sharply
(Release Date: 18 Nov. 2011)
October US LEI Increases
(Release Date: 20 Oct. 2011)
September US LEI Increases
(Release Date: 22 Sep. 2011)
August US LEI Increases
(Release Date: 18 Aug. 2011)
July US LEI Increases
(Release Date: 21 Jul. 2011)
June US LEI Increases
(Release Date: 17 Jun. 2011)
May US LEI Declines
(Release Date: 19 May. 2011)
April US LEI Increases
(Release Date: 21 Apr. 2011)
March U.S. LEI Increases Again
(Release Date: 17 Mar. 2011)
February US LEI Edges Up
(Release Date: 17 Feb. 2011)
January The U.S. LEI Increases Sharply Again
(Release Date: 20 Jan. 2011)

2010

December US LEI Increases
(Release Date: 17 Dec. 2010)
November US LEI Increases
(Release Date: 18 Nov. 2010)
October US LEI Increases
(Release Date: 21 Oct. 2010)
September US LEI Increases
(Release Date: 23 Sep. 2010)
August US LEI Increases
(Release Date: 19 Aug. 2010)
July The Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Declines
(Release Date: 22 Jul. 2010)
June The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Increases
(Release Date: 17 Jun. 2010)
May The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Dips
(Release Date: 20 May. 2010)
April The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Increases
(Release Date: 19 Apr. 2010)
March The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Increases
(Release Date: 18 Mar. 2010)
February The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Increases
(Release Date: 18 Feb. 2010)
January The Conference Board Leading Economic Index™ (LEI) for the U.S. Increases Again
(Release Date: 21 Jan. 2010)

2009

December The Conference Board Leading Economic Index™ (LEI) for the U.S. Increases Again
(Release Date: 17 Dec. 2009)
November The Conference Board Leading Economic Index™ (LEI) for the U.S. Increases Again
(Release Date: 19 Nov. 2009)
October The Conference Board Leading Economic Index™ (LEI) for the U.S. Improves Again
(Release Date: 22 Oct. 2009)
September The Conference Board Leading Economic Index™ (LEI) for the U.S. Improves Again
(Release Date: 21 Sep. 2009)
August The Conference Board Leading Economic Index™ (LEI) for the U.S. Improves Again
(Release Date: 20 Aug. 2009)
July The Conference Board Leading Economic Index™ (LEI) for the U.S. Improves Again
(Release Date: 20 Jul. 2009)
June The Conference Board Leading Economic Index™ (LEI) for the U.S. Improves Again
(Release Date: 18 Jun. 2009)
May The Conference Board Leading Economic Index™ (LEI) for the U.S. Increased 1.0 Percent
(Release Date: 21 May. 2009)
April The Conference Board Leading Economic Index™ (LEI) for the U.S. Decreased 0.3 Percent
(Release Date: 20 Apr. 2009)
March The Conference Board Leading Economic Index™ (LEI) for the U.S. Decreased 0.4 Percent
(Release Date: 19 Mar. 2009)
February The Conference Board Leading Economic Index™ (LEI) for the U.S. Increased 0.4 Percent
(Release Date: 19 Feb. 2009)
January The Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) for the U.S. Increased 0.3 Percent
(Release Date: 26 Jan. 2009)

2008

December The Conference Board Announced that the U.S. Leading Index Decreased 0.4 Percent
(Release Date: 18 Dec. 2008)
November The Conference Board Announced that the U.S. Leading Index Decreased 0.8 Percent
(Release Date: 20 Nov. 2008)
October The Conference Board Announced that the U.S. Leading Index Increased 0.3 Percent
(Release Date: 20 Oct. 2008)
September The Conference Board U.S. Leading Index Decreased 0.5 Percent
(Release Date: 18 Sep. 2008)
August The Conference Board U.S. Leading Index Decreased 0.7 Percent
(Release Date: 21 Aug. 2008)
July The Conference Board U.S. Leading Index Decreased 0.1 Percent
(Release Date: 21 Jul. 2008)
June The Conference Board U.S. Leading Economic Index Increased Slightly
(Release Date: 19 Jun. 2008)
May The Conference Board U.S. Leading Economic Index Edges Up
(Release Date: 19 May. 2008)
April The Conference Board U.S. Leading Index Increased 0.1 Percent
(Release Date: 17 Apr. 2008)
March The Conference Board U.S. Leading Index Decreased 0.3 Percent
(Release Date: 20 Mar. 2008)
February The Conference Board U.S. Leading Index Decreased 0.1 Percent
(Release Date: 21 Feb. 2008)
January The Conference Board U.S. Leading Index Decreased 0.2 Percent
(Release Date: 18 Jan. 2008)

2007

December The Conference Board U.S. Leading Index Decreased Sharply for the Second Consecutive Month
(Release Date: 20 Dec. 2007)
November The Conference Board U.S. Leading Index Decreased 0.5 Percent
(Release Date: 21 Nov. 2007)
October The Conference Board U.S. Leading Index Increased 0.3 Percent
(Release Date: 18 Oct. 2007)
September The Conference Board U.S. Leading Index Decreased 0.6 Percent
(Release Date: 20 Sep. 2007)
August The Conference Board U.S. Leading Index Increased 0.4 Percent
(Release Date: 20 Aug. 2007)
July The Conference Board U.S. Leading Index Decreased 0.3 Percent
(Release Date: 19 Jul. 2007)
June The Conference Board U.S. Leading Index Increased 0.3 Percent
(Release Date: 21 Jun. 2007)
May The Conference Board U.S. Leading Index Decreased 0.5 Percent
(Release Date: 17 May. 2007)
April The Conference Board U.S. Leading Index Increased 0.1 Percent
(Release Date: 19 Apr. 2007)
March The Conference Board U.S. Leading Index Decreased 0.5 Percent
(Release Date: 22 Mar. 2007)
February The Conference Board U.S. Leading Index Increased 0.1 Percent
(Release Date: 21 Feb. 2007)
January The Conference Board U.S. Leading Index Increased 0.3 Percent
(Release Date: 23 Jan. 2007)

2006

December The Conference Board U.S. Leading Index Increased 0.1 Percent
(Release Date: 21 Dec. 2006)
November The Conference Board U.S. Leading Index Increased Again in October
(Release Date: 20 Nov. 2006)
October The Conference Board U.S. Leading Index Increased 0.1 Percent
(Release Date: 19 Oct. 2006)
September The The Conference Board U.S. Leading Index Decreased 0.2 Percent
(Release Date: 21 Sep. 2006)
August The Conference Board U.S. Leading Index Decreased 0.1 Percent in July
(Release Date: 17 Aug. 2006)
July The Conference Board U.S. Leading Index Increased Slightly in June
(Release Date: 20 Jul. 2006)
June The Conference Board U.S. Leading Index Decreased 0.6 Percent in May
(Release Date: 22 Jun. 2006)
May The Conference Board U.S. Leading Index Decreased 0.1 Percent in April
(Release Date: 18 May. 2006)
April The Conference Board U.S. Leading Index Decreased Slightly in March
(Release Date: 20 Apr. 2006)
March The U.S. Leading Index Decreased 0.2 Percent in February
(Release Date: 20 Mar. 2006)
February The Conference Board U.S. Leading Index Increases Sharply in January
(Release Date: 21 Feb. 2006)
January The Conference Board U.S. leading index increased 0.1 percent
(Release Date: 23 Jan. 2006)

2005

December The U.S. leading index increases by 0.5 percent.
(Release Date: 22 Dec. 2005)
November U.S. Leading Economic Index Rebounds After the Hurricanes
(Release Date: 21 Nov. 2005)
October U.S. Leading Index Decreases Sharply From the Economic Impact of Hurricanes
(Release Date: 20 Oct. 2005)
September The U.S. Leading Index Decreased Slightly in August, its Second Consecutive Fall.
(Release Date: 22 Sep. 2005)
August The U.S. Leading Index Increases Slightly in July Following a Sharp Increase in June
(Release Date: 18 Aug. 2005)
July The U.S. Leading Index Increases Sharply
(Release Date: 21 Jul. 2005)
June The U.S. Leading Index Decreases in May
(Release Date: 20 Jun. 2005)
May The U.S. Leading Index Decreases in April
(Release Date: 19 May. 2005)
April The US Leading Index Declines in March Following a Small Increase in February
(Release Date: 21 Apr. 2005)
March The U.S. Leading Index Increases in February
(Release Date: 17 Mar. 2005)
February The U.S. Leading Index Decreases in January
(Release Date: 17 Feb. 2005)
January The U.S. Leading Index Increases
(Release Date: 20 Jan. 2005)

2004

December The U.S. Leading Index Increases after a Five Month Decline
(Release Date: 20 Dec. 2004)
November The U.S. Leading Index Decreases for a Fifth Consecutive Month
(Release Date: 18 Nov. 2004)
October The U.S. Leading Index Falls for a Fourth Consecutive Decline
(Release Date: 21 Oct. 2004)
September The U.S. Leading Index Falls Again for the Third Consecutive Month
(Release Date: 23 Sep. 2004)
August The U.S. Leading Index Falls for the Second Consecutive Month
(Release Date: 19 Aug. 2004)
July The U.S. Leading Index Falls Slightly
(Release Date: 22 Jul. 2004)
June The U.S. Leading Index Increases Again
(Release Date: 17 Jun. 2004)
May The U.S. Leading Index Edges Up in April
(Release Date: 20 May. 2004)
April The U.S. Leading Index Turns Upward Again After Last Month's Pause
(Release Date: 19 Apr. 2004)
March The U.S. Leading Index Remains Steady
(Release Date: 18 Mar. 2004)
February U.S. Leading Index Increases Again
(Release Date: 19 Feb. 2004)
January U.S. Leading Index Continues to Grow
(Release Date: 22 Jan. 2004)

2003

December U.S. Leading Economic Index Increases in November
(Release Date: 18 Dec. 2003)
November U.S. Leading Economic Index Increases in October
(Release Date: 20 Nov. 2003)
October U.S. Leading Economic Index Declines in September
(Release Date: 20 Oct. 2003)
September U.S. Leading Economic Indicators Increase Again
(Release Date: 18 Sep. 2003)
August U.S. Leading Economic Indicators Signal Pickup in Rate of Economic Growth
(Release Date: 21 Aug. 2003)
July U.S. Leading Index Increases for Third Consecutive Month
(Release Date: 21 Jul. 2003)
June U.S. Leading Economic Index Rises Sharply
(Release Date: 19 Jun. 2003)
May US leading Index Shows Slight Increase
(Release Date: 19 May. 2003)
April U.S. Leading Economic Indicators Signal Sluggish Growth in the Near Term
(Release Date: 21 Apr. 2003)
March Jitters Send the U.S. Leading Index Lower in February
(Release Date: 20 Mar. 2003)
February U.S. Leading Economic Index Declines 0.1 Percent in January
(Release Date: 20 Feb. 2003)
January U.S. Leading Index Improves for Third Straight Month
(Release Date: 23 Jan. 2003)

2002

December U.S. Leading Index Recovers in November
(Release Date: 19 Dec. 2002)
November U.S. Leading Economic Indicators Hold Steady
(Release Date: 21 Nov. 2002)
October U.S. Leading Index Declines for Fourth Straight Month
(Release Date: 21 Oct. 2002)
September U.S. Leading Index Declines for Third Month
(Release Date: 23 Sep. 2002)
August U.S. Leading Index Declines
(Release Date: 19 Aug. 2002)
July U.S. Leading Index Holds Steady
(Release Date: 18 Jul. 2002)

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Straight Talk November 2013

StraightTalk® Global Economic Outlook 2014: Time to realize the opportunities for growth

From the Chief Economist

U.S. growth continues at moderate pace with momentum beginning to lose some steam

GDP is projected to grow by 2.0 percent in 2014 with the second half of this year revised lower from an average of a 2.8 percent pace to about 2.5 percent pace.

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