Word forms: (regular plural) leading indicators
( Finance : Economics )
As the leading indicator of future expenditures for construction work in progress, the current stability of
contracting for new projects implies continued high-level spending ahead.
The Dow is the leading indicator of the stock market, and is a composite of 30 large industrial stocks.
A leading indicator is an economic indicator that changes before a change in the economy, and that can
be used to predict future economic or financial activity.
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