Ian Pike 4 p.m., March 9
Gin's Lead Indicators Rise in July
The lead indicators of the San Diego economy, compiled by economist Alan Gin of the University of San Diego, rose to 109.9 in July, up from 109.6 in June. The indicators have now moved up steadily since reaching 100.7 in March of 2009. In July, building permits, consider confidence, help wanted advertising and the national economy moved in a positive direction. Initial unemployment claims and stock prices moved in a negative direction.