Every day, stocks, bonds and currencies bounce around wildly in response to economic indicators like these. They're monitored obsessively by the world's leading money managers. Why? Because they provide crucial, subtle clues about the future of the market - and of individual investments. Now you can profit from these indicators just like the professionals do. You don't need an economics degree, or a CPA - just this easy-to-read book. In plain English, renowned economic journalist Bernard Baumohl helps you find the numbers, understand their deepest meanings, and use your knowledge to make fast, smart investment decisions. For each key indicator, Baumohl presents a sample release, insider's information on the indicator's track record, and step-by-step instructions for decoding it. Baumohl covers both US indicators and the foreign indicators that are becoming increasingly important to investors.