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MARKET UPDATE: SEPTEMBER 2018 IN REVIEW

Overall, economic reports released in September—mostly reflecting economic activity in August—indicated solid U.S. economic growth without significant inflationary pressures, though wage gains bear monitoring. The Conference Board’s Leading Economic Index (LEI), an aggregate of 10 leading indicators, increased 0.4% in August and 6.4% year over year, signaling low odds of recession in the coming year. Click here to read more.