leading economic indicators (LEI)
A composite index of 10 underlying economic indicators used individually or together to predict a change in the economic cycle. The report is released by the Conference board on or around the 20th of each month. The Index of leading indicators is available on various financial information Web sites and at www.conference-board.org. Also known as the Composite Index of Leading Indicators.
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