Keeping Track ...
Despite a strong stock market performance, money flows to US mutual funds slowed significantly from January to February (see chart, above).Skip to next paragraph
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And inflation continues to slow. The government reports weaker than expected wholesale inflation. The Producer Price Index rose a scant 0.2 percent in March. Core inflation was unchanged. The government reports on consumer inflation, considered key because it includes the service sector, tomorrow.
Meanwhile, the Conference Board reports a gain in the Index of Leading Economic Indicators, up 0.2 percent, an indication that the economy will continue to grow.