Skip Page Banner Cites Bloomberg BNA's Wage Trend Indicator cites Bloomberg BNA's Wage Trend Indicator in a story on "The sequester: what's it mean for you?" by Mark Huffman, which looks at the likely impacts of the impending across-the-board cuts in government spending slated to go into effect March 1, 2013 unless Congress acts to cut a deal on deficit reduction by other means. The Wage Trend Indicator™ is designed to serve as a yardstick for employers, analysts, and policymakers to identify turning points in private sector wage patterns.