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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 Rises


A measure of future U.S. economic growth rose last week, with the annualized growth rate at its highest in over a month, a research group said on Friday.

The Economic Cycle Research Institute, a New York-based independent forecasting group, said its Weekly Leading Index rose to 132.2 in the week ended Nov. 15 from a revised 131.0 the previous week. That figure originally was reported as 131.1.

The index's annualized growth rate rose to 2.4 percent, its highest since the week ended Oct. 11, from the previous week's 2.2 percent

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