Definition of 'Economic Indicator'
The Economic Events page will keep you up-to-date with which economic reports are coming out today and in the next couple of days.
Economic Indicators are generally broken into 3 categories; Leading Indicators, Coincident Indicators, and Lagging Indicators.
The following indicators are generally considered to be important economic indicators that have more influence over the economy than other indicators.
Beige Book, CCI, Consumer Price Index, Employee Cost Index, Employment Situation Report, Gross Domestic Product, Housing Starts, Philadelphia Fed Index, Producer Price Index, Purchasing Managers Index, Retail Sales Data
Other more unusual and sometimes questionable indicators include the Leading Lipstick Indicator and Skirt Length Theory.
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