Economic Data Release

Economic Data Release by Simon Medcalfe, PhD, Associate Professor of Finance and Economics

In November 2017, the Hull College of Business Augusta Leading Economic Index (LEI) increased 0.2% from October. The LEI has increased 1.0% from November 2016. The only indicator that negatively impacted the index was initial claims for unemployment insurance which increased by 3.2%. Housing permits increased by 17.8%, job openings increased by 1.6%, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased by 3.8%.

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