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Nebraska Indicator: Economic Outlook Improves For Early 2019

LINCOLN – Solid economic growth will continue in Nebraska through early 2019, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

The indicator, a composite of economic factors that predict economic growth six months into the future, rose by 1 percent in August.

“The leading indicator grew solidly in August, improving on the tepid growth seen during the previous three months,” said economist Eric Thompson, director of the Bureau of Business Research at the university. “Stronger growth in the leading indicator suggests that economic growth wil...


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