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  • Conference Board’s Goldstein on Rising LEI, NFL’s Bills (Audio)

    Ken Goldstein, economist at the Conference board, says the 0.4% increase in the index of leading economic indicators, which followed an upwardly revised gain of 1.0% in March, shows that the economy is recovering from its winter slowdown and picking up some steam in the second quarter of the year. Goldstein, a New York Giants season ticket holder, also weighs in on the economic factors that will play a role in the sale of the National Football League’s Buffalo Bills following the death of the team’s owner in March. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Kathleen Hays and Vonnie Quinn on Bloomberg Radio’s "The Hays Advantage."

  • Cheapest Primary in Decade Defies Forecast

    Even as experts predict that the 2012 presidential race will be the most expensive in U.S. history, a funny thing is happening on the way to the Republican nomination: It’s becoming one of the cheapest primaries in a more than a decade.

  • Cain Difficulties Are Romney Gain as Former Governor Hoards Cash

    Mitt Romney, a leader in the Republican presidential race a year out from the 2012 elections, is biding his time and saving his campaign cash as he benefits from the missteps of his rivals.

  • Ohio Sees Enough Campaign Ads to Air Nonstop for 80 Days

    A train spewing money hurtles along a track, in a scene set to a soaring operatic score. A cliff is revealed. Just before the locomotive plummets, the screen goes black and text appears: “Forward? Don’t let Obama’s failed policies go forward. Vote for Mitt Romney for president”

  • Leading Indicators Rose in December as U.S. Economy Improved

    The index of U.S. leading indicators rose in December, a sign the world’s largest economy is poised to keep expanding in 2014.

  • More Than $100 Million in Attack Ads Fails to Move Voters

    After spending more than $100 million airing mostly negative ads in the last three months, President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney and their allies haven’t been able to move the public-opinion needle in the states most likely to determine the general election.

  • Leading Indicators in U.S. Increase More Than Projected

    The index of U.S. leading indicators rose more than projected in September, signaling the world’s largest economy was poised to strengthen heading into the partial government shutdown.

  • Leading Index Gain Signals U.S. Strengthening: Economy

    The gauge of leading indicators rose more than forecast in November, underscoring the Federal Reserve’s view of an improving U.S. economy.

  • Rise in Leading Index Signals U.S. Expansion Into 2013

    The index of U.S. leading indicators rose in December by the most in three months, signaling stronger housing and job markets will help the world’s largest economy make more progress in the first half of 2013.

  • TV Stations Must Disclose Political Ad Buys on Internet

    U.S. television broadcasters must disclose details on a public website of political advertising purchases, including rates paid, under rules approved by the Federal Communications Commission.

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