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Thursday morning, the Conference Board released its report on leading economic indicators in the month of February, showing that its leading indicators index fell by less than economists had been anticipating.
The report showed that the leading index fell 0.4 percent in February following a downwardly revised 0.1 percent increase in January. Economists had been expecting the index to fall 0.6 percent compared to the 0.4 percent increase originally reported for the previous month.
Source: Conference Board