Light Economic Fare This Week

Americans may be doing some heavy eating on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day. In contrast, the economic fare is light this week, with only three reports having much fascination for manufacturers.

On Monday, the Conference Board releases its index of leading economic indicators for the U.S. On Wednesday, the University of Michigan Sentiment Index is published. And on Friday, instead of the usual Thursday, the U.S. Labor Department releases initial jobless claims for last week.

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