The composite index of leading economic indicators slid 0.1% in April following an unrevised 0.3% gain in March, the Conference Board reported Thursday.

The coincident economic index grew 0.2% in April after an unrevised 0.2% gain in March, while the lagging index rose 0.5% after an unrevised 0.3% climb in March. The LEI stands at 95.5, the coincident index is at 104.3 and the lagging index is at 114.9 The LEI has a baseline of 100, which reflects the level in 2004.

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