Last updateThu, 12 Sep 2019 5pm

Manufacturing & The Economy

Leading Economic Indicators Up for Third Straight Month

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index for the U.S. increased by 0.2% in April. The most recent gain was fueled by positive contributions from stock prices and consumer expectations for business conditions. In the six-month period ending in April 2019, the leading economic index increased 0.6% (about a 1.3% annual rate), much slower than the growth of 2.1% (about a 4.3% annual rate) during the previous six months. However, the strengths among the leading indicators became more widespread than weaknesses.

Subscribe SUM19


• Print magazine
Digital magazine
• VALVE eNews
Read the latest issue

*to qualified valve professionals in the U.S./Canada

Looking for a career in the Valve Industry?

ValveCareers Horiz

To learn more, visit the Valve Careers YouTube channel to watch the videos below or visit ValveCareers.com a special initiative of the Valve Manufacturers Association

  • Latest Post

  • Popular

  • Links

  • Events

New Products