USD Burnham-Moores Index of Leading Economic Indicators

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* indicates data reivised after initial report. 

Month Index %change Building Permits Initial Claims Stock Prices Consumer Confidence Help Wanted Advertising National Economy
Aug 17 145.2 +0.1 +0.51 -0.10 -0.02 +0.16 -1.13 +0.78
Jul 17 145.1 +0.5 +2.81 -0.27 +0.06 +0.27 -0.61 +.63
Jun 17 144.4* +0.8* +3.84% -0.41% +0.48% +0.34% -0.58% +1.28%
May 17 143.2 +0.1% -0.20% +0.06% +0.13% +0.83% -0.60% +0.64%
Apr 17 143.0* +0.0 -1.58 +0.75 -0.22 +1.35 -0.69* +0.32*
Mar 17 143.0* +0.4 -1.42 +1.16 0.34 +1.77 -0.34 +0.80
Feb 17 142.5* +0.3* -1.88 +0.77 0.73 +1.36 +0.24* +0.80*
Jan 17 142.0* +0.5* -1.46 +0.24 0.57 +1.28 +1.41* +1.13*
Dec 16 141.3 +0.7 +0.61 +0.34 0.57 +1.16 0.57 +0.96*
Nov 16 140.3* +0.3 +0.81 +0.62 -0.34 +0.98 -0.33 +0.32*
Oct 16 139.8* -0.1* +0.29 +0.22 -1.32* +0.60 -0.6 +0.32*
Sep 16 139.9 +0.0 -0.51 -0.11 0.21 +0.64 -0.97 +0.48*
Aug 16 139.9 +0.1 +0.63 -0.11 1 +0.46 -1.23* -0.16*
Jul 16 139.8 -0.1 -1.70 +0.38 0.82 +0.13 -1.16 +0.97*
Jun 16 140.0 -0.2 -0.63 -0.49 0.96 -0.11 -1.57* +0.48*
May 16 140.3* -0.3 -0.07 +0.22 -0.53 -0.34 -0.81* -0.32*
Apr 16 140.7* +0.4 -0.28 +0.81 1.19 -0.21 -0.26 +0.97*
Mar 16 140.2* +0.3* -0.75 +1.14 1.39 -0.14 +0.38* +0.00*
Feb 16 139.7* +0.1 +0.58* +0.68 -1.8 -0.35 1.43 +0.00*
Jan 16 139.6* +0.0 +0.26* +0.47 -2.25 -0.14 2.1 -0.48*
Dec 15 139.* +0.1* +1.09 +0.19* -0.81 -0.21 1.24 -0.64*
Nov 15 139.4* +0.7 +1.18 +1.05 0.35 -0.15 0.87 +0.80*
Oct 15 138.5* +0.1* +0.70* -0.14 -1.13 +0.44 -0.05 +0.96*
Sep 15 138.3* -0.4* +0.31* -0.99 -0.86 +0.28 -0.65 -0.32*
Aug 15 138.8* -0.7* -1.52* -0.87 -0.6 -0.05 -0.99 +0.00*
Jul 15 139.7* -0.4* -0.55* -1.38 1.23 -0.51 -1.03 -0.16*
Jun 15 140.3* +0.4 +0.99* -0.31 0.75 -0.20 -0.17 +1.12
May 15 139.8* +0.4* +1.67* +0.54 -1.21 -0.13* 0.56 +0.96*
Apr 15 139.2* +0.9* +2.10* +0.65 0.14 +0.25 1.04 +1.13*
Mar 15 138.0* +1.5* +2.45* +2.51 0.69 +0.87* 1.74 +0.97*
Feb 15 135.9* +1.2* +1.88* +2.46 0.31 +0.81* 2.38 -0.49*
Jan 15 134.2 +1.4 1.34 +2.51 0.85 +0.89 2.44 +0.33*
Dec 14 132.4* +0.7* -1.19 +2.05 0.47 +0.36 1.98 +0.82*
Nov 14 131.4* +1.3* -0.1 +2.90 1.72 +0.51 1.75 +0.98*
Oct 14 129.7* +0.5* -1.72 +1.82 0.08 +0.93 0.87 +1.15*
Sep 14 129.0* +0.5* -1.09 +1.57 0.32 +0.73 0.53 +1.16*
Aug 14 128.3* +0.3* -1.59 +1.55 -0.02 +1.02 0.41 +0.17*
Jul 14 128.0* +0.3 -0.97 +0.73 -0.83 +0.80 -0.19 +2.01*
Jun 14 127.7 +0.2 -1.57 +0.59 1.1 +0.51 -0.8 +1.16*
May 14 127.5 -0.3 -1.88 +0.37 -0.35 +0.37 -1.57 +1.16
Apr 14 127.9 -0.5 -0.57 -0.33 -2.01 +0.45 -1.3 +0.59
Mar 14 128.6 +0.5 0.23 +0.57 0.73 +0.52 -0.82 +1.96
Feb 14 127.9 +0.2 -0.1 -0.18 0.2 +0.06 0.12 +1.19
Jan 14 127.6 +0.1 -0.12 -0.81 0.63 -0.02 0.7 +0.20
Dec 13 127.5* +0.0* 2.16 -2.44 +0.31* -0.20 +0.43* -0.20*
Nov 13 127.5* +0.4 3.39 -2.05 +0.41* -0.24 -1.14* +1.79*
Oct 13 127.0* -0.5* -0.05 -2.65 +0.48* +0.38 -1.49* +0.40*
Sep 13 127.6* +0.4* -1.64 +1.64* +0.32* +1.07 -0.95* +2.01*
Aug 13 127.1* +0.2* -0.23* -0.41 +0.40* +1.39 -1.18* +1.42*
Jul 13 126.8* +0.4* 1.25 -0.77 +0.76* +1.38* -0.97* +0.82*
Jun 13 126.3* -0.2* 0.09 -0.18 -1.00* +1.09* -1.07* +0.00
May 13 126.5* +0.4* 1.88 -0.73 +1.50* +0.40 -1.08* +0.41*
Apr 13 126.0* +0.4* 0.34 +0.81 +0.55* -0.18 -0.53* +1.66*
Mar 13 125.5* +0.2* 0.21 +1.27 +0.46* -0.54 +0.42* -0.62*
Feb 13 125.2* +1.0* +1.87 +1.09 +1.04* -0.41 +1.48* +1.04*
Jan 13 123.9* +0.6* -1.82 +1.54 1.46 -0.71 +2.16* +0.84*
Dec 12 123.2 +0.5* -1.17 +1.62 0.56 +0.15 +1.03* +0.63*
Nov 12 122.7* +0.1 -0.68 +1.26 -0.22 +0.59 -0.23* -0.41
Oct 12 122.6 +0.3 +0.60 +0.00 -0.05 +0.59 -0.04 +0.61*
Sep 12 122.2* +0.5* +1.35 +0.18 0.75 +0.08 0.05 +0.82*
Aug 12 121.6* -0.1* +1.21 -0.62 -0.43 -0.23 0.48 -0.82*
Jul 12 121.7 +0.3 +0.81 -0.83 0.36 +0.18 0.75 +0.82*
Jun 12 121.2* +0.0* +1.25 -0.76 -0.41 +0.38 0.61 -1.02*
May 12 121.2* +0.6* +1.74 +0.05 -0.11 +1.12 0.33 +0.61*
Apr 12 120.5 +0.6 +0.19 +1.22 0.14 +1.87 0.24 -0.20
Mar 12 119.8 +0.9 +0.60* +1.98 0 +2.19 0.2 +0.41*
Feb 12 118.7 +0.9 -1.43* +1.25 1.52 +1.99 0.61 +1.44
Jan 12 117.7* +0.7* -0.52* +1.07 1.07 +1.11* 0.84 +0.41*
Dec 11 116.9* +0.6 +0.85 +0.55 -0.17* +0.85* 0.61 +1.03*
Nov 11 116.2* +0.2* +1.45 +0.50 -0.18* -1.93* 0.53 +0.99*
Oct 11 115.9 -0.2 -1.48* +0.06 -0.05 -1.89 0.53 +1.83
Sep 11 116.1 +0.1 -0.62 -0.13 -0.21 +0.65 0.61 +0.17*
Aug 11 116.0 -1.0 -1.30 +0.07 -3.15 -2.85 0.72 +0.67*
Jul 11 117.1* +0.2 -0.20* -0.22 0.59 -1.22* 1.13 +1.01*
Jun 11 116.9* -0.2 -1.06* -0.49 -0.58* -1.14* 1.09 +0.68
May 11 117.2 +0.7 +0.30 +0.73 0.58 -0.31 1.29 +1.36*
Apr 11 116.4* +1.0* +2.96* +0.84 0.69 +0.43* 1.37 -0.51*
Mar 11 115.3 +1.2* +2.09* +1.89 -0.36 +0.92 1.27 +1.37*
Feb 11 114.0* +2.0* +5.08* +2.00 0.39 +1.52 1.01 +1.72*
Jan 11 111.7* +1.0* +2.62 +1.07 0.79 +0.81 0.06 +0.35*
Dec 10 110.7* +0.4* -0.28* -0.08 1.22 +0.05 -0.03 +1.57*
Nov 10 110.2* +0.3 -2.09* +1.21 0.22 +0.21 -0.13 +2.09
Oct 10 110.0 +0.0 -2.26* +0.48 0.65 +0.04 0.09 +0.70*
Sep 10 110.0* +0.0* -1.55* -0.39 0.52 +0.23 0.15 +1.23*
Aug 10 110.0 +0.0 -0.64 -0.13 0.08 +0.02 0.35 +0.18*
Jul 10 110.0* +0.3 +0.32* -0.92 -0.35 +1.28 1.08 +0.35*
Jun 10 109.7* +0.2 +1.59 -0.58 -1.12 +0.44 1.24 -0.35*
May 10 109.5* +0.3* +1.14* -0.30* -1.09 +0.20 0.81 +0.89*
Apr 10 109.2 +0.1* +0.15* -0.61* 1.24 -0.92 0.97 +0.00*
Mar 10 109.0 +1.0 +0.14* +0.69* 1.97 -0.44 0.87 +2.69*
Feb 10 107.9* +0.2* +0.85* 0.69 -0.75 -0.64 0.53 +0.72*
Jan 10 107.7* +0.5* +0.98* +0.32* 0.52 -0.36* +0.41* +1.09*
Dec 09 107.2* +0.7* +0.66* 0.22 0.39 +0.02 0.38 +2.43*
Nov 09 106.5* +0.1* -0.29* +0.67* -2.84 +1.16 -0.08 +2.08*
Oct 09 106.3* +0.5* +0.40* +0.12* -1.31 +3.36 -0.41 +0.95*
Sep 09 105.8* +1.2* +1.39* -0.24* -0.53 +4.95 -0.28 +2.11*
Aug 09 104.5* +0.9* -1.44* +0.34* 0.77 +4.92 -0.52 +1.16*
Jul 09 103.6* +0.6* -0.12* -0.79* 0.12 +2.99 -1.15 +2.73*
Jun 09 102.9* +0.9* +0.68 -0.45* 0.88 +4.65 -2.26 +1.78*
May 09 102.0* +0.8* +0.54* +0.03* 1.17 +4.22 -3.46 +2.59*
Apr 09 101.1* +0.4* +1.26* -1.23* 2.33 +2.78 -4.49 +2.02*
Mar 09 100.7 -1.9* -1.07* -0.78* -1.28 -3.27 -4.65 -0.61*
Feb 09 102.7* -2.5* -4.85* -1.55* 0.11 -3.60 -4.1 -0.81*
Jan 09 105.2* -2.1* -4.08* -2.38* 1.23 -3.07 -3.53 -0.60*
Dec 08 107.4* -2.2* -3.00* -3.64* -0.67 -2.95 -3.02 -0.20*
Nov 08 109.9* -2.0* -1.98* -2.39* -2.45* -1.98 -2.29 -1.19*
Oct 08 112.1* -2.3* -1.58 -2.56* -5.45* -1.39 -1.31 -1.37*
Sep 08 114.7* -0.8* -0.40* -1.94* -1.19 -0.94 -0.54 +0.00*
Aug 08 115.7* -0.9* +1.07* -2.19* 1.39 -3.03 -0.81 -1.75*
Jul 08 116.7* -1.6* +0.82* -3.25* -0.58 -4.72 -0.74 -1.35
Jun 08 118.6* -1.0* +1.93* -0.67 -1.34 -4.89 -0.78 +0.00*
May 08 119.8* -1.1* +0.43* -0.82 0.14 -4.79 -1.22 -0.19*
Apr 08 121.1* -1.3* -0.60* -0.86 0.87 -5.66 -1.7 +0.19
Mar 08 122.7 -1.4 -1.96 +0.76 0.1 -4.63 -2.57 +0.00*
Feb 08 124.4* -1.4* -0.42* -0.10* -0.54 -3.87 -2.66 -0.58
Jan 08 126.1* -1.6* -0.37 -0.79* -1.45 -3.19 -2.92 -0.72
Dec 07 128.1* -1.0 +0.78* -1.41* -0.08 -2.61 -2.58 -0.14*
Nov 07 129.4* -1.8* -0.55 -3.12* -1.27 -2.44 -2.38 -1.00*
Oct 07 131.7* -1.4* -1.11* -2.34* 0.44 -1.59 -2.39 -1.14*
Sep 07 133.5* -0.8* -1.55* -1.08* 0.49 -1.21 -2.26 +0.57*
Aug 07 134.6* -1.6* -0.67 -1.36* -1.14 -2.03 -2.08 -2.13*
Jul 07 136.8* -0.4* +0.03 -0.91* 0.14 -1.20 -1.32 +0.99*
Jun 07 137.3* -0.8* -1.08* -0.73* 0.13 -1.57 -1.03 -0.43*
May 07 138.4* -0.5* -0.82* -1.00* 0.32 -1.14 -0.96 +0.43*
Apr 07 139.1* -0.1* -0.50* -0.64* 1.12 +0.52 -0.9 -0.43*
Mar 07 139.3* +0.1* +0.39 +0.25* -0.79 +0.37 -1.09 1.14
Feb 07 139.2* -0.3 -0.84 +0.32 0.35 +1.19 -1.62 -1.14
Jan 07 139.6* -0.3* -0.68* -0.13 0.22 +1.20 -1.50* -0.71*
Dec 06 140.0* -0.3* -1.67* -0.40 0.02 +0.81* -1.46 +1.11*
Nov 06 140.4* -0.3 -1.50 -0.26 0.06 +0.98 -0.88 +0.00*
Oct 06 140.7* -0.1* -0.83 -0.76 0.48 +0.54 -0.28 +0.00*
Sep 06 140.9* -0.2* -1.02* -1.36 0.42 +0.09 -0.17 +0.84*
Aug 06 141.2* -0.6 -0.11 -1.63 -0.23 -1.19 0.17 -0.70*
Jul 06 142.1* -0.2* +1.78* -1.53 -0.37 -0.61* -0.19 -0.42*
Jun 06 142.4* -0.2 1.7 -1.55* -1.06 -0.06 -0.47 +0.14*
May 06 142.7* -0.7 -0.48 -1.45 -0.56 -0.39 -0.33 -1.25*
Apr 06 143.8 -0.3 -0.81 -0.17 -0.05 -0.11 -0.12 -0.42*
Mar 06 144.2 0.3 -0.11 +0.64 0.48 0.73 0.07 0
Feb 06 143.8 0.4 -0.22 +1.64 0.33 0.62 0.17 -0.28
Jan 06 143.2 0.1 -2.03 +1.31 0.25 0.6 -0.25 0.83
Dec 05 143.0* +0.3* -1.74 +1.28 0.57 +1.24* -0.20* 0.41
Nov 05 142.7* +0.4* -1.38 +1.19 0.65 -0.05 +0.16* 1.81
Oct 05 142.1* +0.0* -1.4 +0.87 -0.38 -0.66 +0.16* 1.54
Sep 05 142.1* -0.4* -0.3 +0.47 0.09 -0.8 -0.05* -1.53
Aug 05 142.6* +0.1* -0.30* +0.93 0.07 -0.42 -0.01* +0.00*
Jul 05 142.5* 0.1 -0.50* +1.51 0.87 -1 +0.22* -0.28*
Jun 05 142.3* +0.2* -0.74 +0.84 0.55 -1.76 +0.37* +2.09*
May 05 142.0* -0.1* 0.22 +0.50* 0.24 -1.46 -0.3 +0.28*
Apr 05 142.1* -0.4* -0.20* -0.13* -0.6 -1.52 0.01 +0.14*
Mar 05 142.7* -0.4 0.7 -0.05* -0.43 -1.3 -0.01 -1.40*
Feb 05 143.3* -0.1* -0.34 -0.28 0.12 -0.43 -0.03 +0.56*
Jan 05 143.4* -0.1 0.61 -0.56 -0.55 -0.38 0.64 -0.14*
Dec 04 143.5* 0.5 0.7 -0.10* 0.99 0.22 0.66 0.49
Nov 04 142.8* 0.5 0.6 +0.89* 0.82 0.64 -0.7 +0.49*
Oct 04 142.1* -0.1 -0.77 +0.96* 0.2 0.88 -0.94 -0.49*
Sep 04 142.1 0 -0.12 0.49 0.78 0.37 -1.08 -0.49
Aug 04 142.2* 0.1 -0.22 +1.14* -0.48 1.17 -0.69 -0.49*
Jul 04 142.1* 0 -0.95* +1.05* -0.63 1.47 -0.40* -0.32*
Jun 04 142 0.2 -0.64* +1.80* 0.51 0.15 -0.16 -0.16*
May 04 141.7 0.4 -0.14 +2.23* -0.85 0.1 0.26 +0.81*
Apr 04 141.1 0.5 0.19 1.63 0.26 0.74 0.28 0.16
Mar 04 140.4 1 -0.04 3.28 0.38 0.56 0.53 1.47
Feb 04 138.9 0.9 0.38 3.93 0.12 0.61 0.27 0
Jan 04 137.7 1.1 0.29 2.89 1.15 1.08 0.28 0.66
Dec 03 136.3 0.8 0.85 1.07 0.09 1.76 0.34 0.49
Nov 03 135.2 0.8 0.22 0.59 0.59 2.29 0.38 0.56
Oct 03 134.2 0.3 0.27 -0.71 -0.08 1.45 0.12 0.65
Sep 03 133.8 0.5 0.18 0.27 1.16 1.19 0.09 0
Aug 03 133.2 0.2 -1.05 0.61 0.26 0.76 0.15 0.66
Jul 03 132.9 0.1 -1.17 -0.26 1.07 0 -0.38 1.15
Jun 03 132.8 0 -1.33 0.32 0.99 0.08 -0.63 0.66
May 03 132.8 0.2 -0.27 -0.21 1.27 -0.87 -0.97 2
Apr 03 132.5 -0.3 0.72 -0.42 0.77 -1.9 -1.05 0.17
Mar 03 132.9 -0.1 2.07 1.33 0 -2.69 -0.9 -0.34
Feb 03 133 -0.2 2.38 1.11 -0.95 -1.99 -0.59 -1
Jan 03 133.3 0 0.4 1.72 0.02 -0.9 -0.89 -0.17
Dec 02 133.2 -0.1 0.67 1.21 0.06 -1.65 -1.15 0.16
Nov 02 133.4 0 1.63 0.27 1.41 -3.16 -1.09 0.98
Oct 02 133.4 -0.8 0.3 -1.13 -0.46 -2.93 -0.81 0.33
Sep 02 134.4 -0.9 -0.18 -1.29 -0.66 -2.05 -0.23 -0.82
Aug 02 135.6 -0.7 -0.3 -1.74 -0.84 -1.51 0.46 -0.16
Jul 02 136.5 -0.7 -1.25 -2.38 -1.56 -0.06 1.33 -0.33
Jun 02 137.5 -0.5 -1.09 -2.13 -1.12 0.97 0.41 -0.32
May 02 138.2 -0.2 -0.62 -3.12 -0.5 1.71 0.31 1.14
Apr 02 138.5 -0.2 -0.25 -4.08 0.47 2.46 0.39 -0.49
Mar 02 138.8 0.5 -0.35 -0.14 1.16 1.86 0.26 0
Feb 02 138.2 0.3 0.12 0.81 -1.08 1.86 -0.08 0.16
Jan 02 137.8 0.3 0.98 -0.28 -0.08 1.32 -1.05 1.08