"Leading Indicators: Economic series that usually reach peaks or troughs before corresponding peaks or troughs in aggregate economy activity. A list of leading indicators is given as below: · Average weekly hours, manufacturing · Average weekly initial claims for unemployment insurance · Manufacturers’ new orders, consumer goods and materials · Vendor performance, slower deliveries diffusion index · Manufacturers’ new orders, nondefense capital goods · Building permits, new private housing units · Stock prices, 500 common stocks · Money supply, M2 · Interest rate spread, 10-year Treasury bonds less Federal funds (%) · Index of consumer expectations. Source: http://in.docsity.com/en-docs/Economic_Analysis_-_Security_Analysis_and_Portfolio_Management_-_Solved_Quiz_"
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