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Gauge of U.S. economy up for 3rd straight month

By The Associated Press

This article was published April 21, 2014 at 11:11 a.m.

WASHINGTON — A measure of the U.S. economy's health rose in March for the third consecutive month, a sign of stronger growth after harsh winter weather caused the economy's pace to slow.

The Conference Board said Monday that its index of leading indicators increased 0.8 percent in March after a 0.5 percent rise in February and modest 0.2 percent gain in January. It was the best showing since a 0.9 percent gain in November.

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FreeSpiritMan says... April 21, 2014 at 7:50 p.m.

This is what people are interested in, things that affect their lives directly like the economy and health care. Not a cattle rancher that wants to leach of of taxpayers.

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djigoo says... April 21, 2014 at 8:06 p.m.

Bad Secret Muslim Socialist!

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Packman says... April 21, 2014 at 8:40 p.m.

All good news. Thank Gawd for sequestration and the resilience of American small business. One can only imagine the growth that would have taken place had a business minded person like Mitt Romney been POTUS instead of the socialist minded BH Obama.

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DontDrinkDatKoolAid says... April 21, 2014 at 9:58 p.m.

"....after harsh winter weather..." Where were we on this Global Warming?
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No matter, those are weak numbers. .2, .5, .8.
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Al Sharption owes 3.5 million in back taxes. Now that's a leach of taxpayers.

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