Usa, leading indicator febbraio +0,5%, lievemente meglio di attese

giovedì 21 marzo 2013 15:04
 

March 21 (Reuters) - The Conference Board index of leading,
coincident and lagging indicators (2004=100) and percent changes
from previous months, seasonally adjusted.            

   Indicators:  Index    Feb   Jan  (Prev)  Dec  (Prev)  
   Leading       94.8    0.5   0.5    0.2   0.4     0.5  
   Coincident   105.1    0.2  -1.0    0.4   0.9     1.0  
   Lagging      118.0    0.1   1.6    0.4   0.0     0.1 

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

                            Feb    Jan  (Prev)   Dec  (Prev) 
  Average Workweek         0.13  -0.07  -0.07   0.13   0.07 
  Initial Jobless Claims   0.02   0.07   0.07   0.44   0.44 
  Consumer Goods Orders    0.01  -0.02   0.02  -0.10  -0.09 
  New Orders Index         0.05  -0.04  -0.04  -0.12  -0.11 
  Nondef Cap ex-aircraft  -0.10   0.27  -0.01  -0.03  -0.01 
  Building Permits         0.14  -0.02   0.06   0.03   0.03 
  Stock Prices             0.08   0.16   0.16   0.08   0.08 
  Leading Credit Index     0.14   0.17   0.14   0.10   0.13 
  Treasury Yield Curve     0.20   0.19   0.19   0.17   0.17 
  Consumer Expectations   -0.08  -0.14  -0.15  -0.15  -0.15 

    FORECAST: 
    Reuters survey of U.S. economists forecast: 
    U.S. Feb. leading indicators +0.4 pct