Market Insight Monthly | December 31, 2019

ECONOMY: U.S. ECONOMY’S PROMISING END TO 2019 The U.S. economy wrapped up 2019 with a batch of generally promising data as U.S.-China trade tensions died down. The Conference Board’s Leading Economic Index (LEI) rose 0.1% year over year in November, its slowest pace...

Market Insight Monthly | November 2019

ECONOMY: MODERATING GROWTH AMID TRADE WORRIES November data reflected moderating growth as the U.S. economy continued to battle trade worries. The Conference Board’s Leading Economic Index (LEI) rose 0.3% year over year in October, tying its slowest pace of growth...

Market Insight Monthly | October 2019

ECONOMY: OCTOBER DATA SHOWS A SLOWING BUT GROWING ECONOMY October economic data pointed to a slowing—but still growing—U.S. economy. The Conference Board’s Leading Economic Index (LEI) rose 0.4% in September, its slowest pace of growth since 2016. However, the LEI is...