An indicator is anything that can be used to predict future financial or economic trends. A variety of public and economic statistics published by accredited sources such as U.S. government departments are indicators. Popular indicators include unemployment rates, housing starts, inflationary indexes and consumer confidence. Leading indicators are obviously types of indicators used to try and signal future events. Consumer debt delinquency is considered a leading indicator of future sales.

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