Florida leading indicator continues upward trend in December

Florida’s leading indicator — a measurement of economic activity in the state compiled by Durham, N.H.-based e-forecasting.com — increased in December by 0.5 percent after an increase of 0.4 percent in November.

The December data is the most recent available.

Nine of the 10 components that make up Florida’s leading indicator had a positive contribution in December: unemployment claims, weekly hours in manufacturing, exports of manufactures, building permits, exports of manufactures, international… …read more