Economic indicators are useful in telling us whether the economy is doing well or not. They indicate whether an economy is heading in or out of a recession, or if the economy is experiencing a boom. There are a lot of economic indicators and sometimes they may contradict one another. Thus, it is important to look at the overall economic environment using multiple indicators to get a clearer picture of how the economy is doing. The following is a list of 27 economic indicators you can use to make investment/business decisions.