Leading indicators increase for third consecutive month

10/22/2010 | Bloomberg Businessweek · Yahoo!

Posting its third consecutive month of improvement, the Conference Board's index of leading economic indicators moved up 0.3% in September. Five of the index's 10 indicators went up, but other factors such as consumer confidence and employment fared poorly, suggesting that the Federal Reserve may need to ramp up efforts to stimulate economic growth.

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