Leading Economic Indicators Rise at Slower Pace

Washington, DC, Nov. 21, 2012 -- The index of U.S. leading economic indicators rose at a slower pace in October, according to the Conference Board.

The Conference Board’s measure of the outlook for the next three to six months increased 0.2 percent after a revised 0.5 percent gain in September that was lower than initially reported.

Economists projected the October gauge would climb 0.1 percent.