RTTNews - Thursday morning, the Conference Board released its report on leading economic indicators in the month of May, showing that its leading indicators index increased by a little more than economists had been anticipating.

The report showed that the leading indicators index rose 1.2 percent in May following an upwardly revised 1.1 percent increase in April. Economists had expected the index to increase by 1.0 percent, matching the increase originally reported for the previous month.

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