Journal of Commerce--The Conference Board Leading Economic Index for the U.S. increased 0.1 percent in July to 109.8, following a 0.3 percent decline in June, and a 0.5 percent increase in May.

    Indicators of future activity point to slow expansion for the rest of 2010, said Ken Goldstein, economist at The Conference Board. The country's modest recovery does not seem to be reversing into a double-dip recession.  Read more!