WLI Level At 2-Week High
The Economic Cycle Research Institute, a New York-based independent forecasting group, said its Weekly Leading Index rose to 120.9 in the week ending August 20 from a revised 120.7 the previous week.
That was the highest level since August 6, 2010, when it was 122.0.
The previous week's index was originally reported at 120.80.
The index's annualized growth rate rose to minus 9.9 from a revised minus 10.1 percent a week earlier.
The growth rate was originally reported at minus 10.0 percent.