U.S. economic indicators point up

03/21/2013 | Bloomberg

The economy appears on track for further gains in the next three to six months, according to an index of leading indicators compiled by The Conference Board. A 0.5% increase for February was identical to January's reading and topped expectations. "This reading increases hope that [the economy] may pick up some momentum in the second half of the year," said Ken Goldstein, a Conference Board economist.

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