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During periods of “low visibility,” confusion reigns: for every indication of one trend, there seems to be a countertrend. The key is to glean from the collective wisdom of reliable leading indicators a clear signal that the economy is headed for a turn.

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ECRI WLI Drops


A measure of future U.S. economic expansion hit a five-week low last week, as did the index's annualized growth rate, a research group said on Friday.

The Economic Cycle Research Institute, a New York-based  independent forecasting group, said its Weekly Leading Index fell to 126.2 in the week ended Nov. 2 from 126.6 the previous week. 

The index's annualized growth rate dipped to 5.1 percent from 5.9 percent a week earlier.

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