Usa, leading indicator aprile +0,6%, meglio di attese

venerdì 17 maggio 2013 16:06
 

May 17 (Reuters) - The Conference Board index of leading,
coincident and lagging indicators (2004=100) and percent changes
from previous months, seasonally adjusted.            

   Indicators:  Index  April  March  (Prev)   Feb  (Prev)  
   Leading       95.0    0.6   -0.2    -0.1   0.4    0.5  
   Coincident   105.6    0.1    0.2    -0.1   0.5    0.5  
   Lagging      118.4    0.1    0.2     0.3   0.0    0.0 

    Following are components of the index of leading indicators
with net contributions to monthly changes.       

                          April  March  (Prev)   Feb  (Prev) 
  Average Workweek        -0.07  -0.07  -0.07   0.13   0.13 
  Initial Jobless Claims   0.12  -0.04  -0.04   0.06   0.06 
  Consumer Goods Orders    0.02  -0.13   0.01   0.00   0.03 
  New Orders Index        -0.06  -0.08  -0.08   0.05   0.05 
  Nondef Cap ex-aircraft   0.04   0.03   0.02  -0.19  -0.13 
  Building Permits         0.42  -0.21  -0.13   0.13   0.12 
  Stock Prices             0.05   0.10   0.10   0.08   0.08 
  Leading Credit Index     0.12   0.15   0.11   0.13   0.12 
  Treasury Yield Curve     0.18   0.20   0.20   0.20   0.20 
  Consumer Expectations   -0.09  -0.13  -0.14  -0.09  -0.09 

    FORECAST: 
    Reuters survey of U.S. economists forecast: 
    U.S. April leading indicators +0.2 pct