The fourth quarter 2018 Composite Index of Business and Economic Indicators for the Peoria-Pekin Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA; Peoria, Tazewell, Woodford, Stark and Marshall counties) continued with favorable (above 100) performance. With an Index value of 101.6, little changed from the previous quarter and year before.
 
Faculty and staff of the Departments of Economics and Management and Leadership of the Foster College of Business at Bradley University review more than 30 diverse business indicators in the preparation of these quarterly assessments.