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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.



U.S. FIG Slips

U.S. inflationary pressures were lower in November, as the U.S. future inflation gauge fell to 104.7 from a revised October 105.7 reading, first reported as 105.9, according to data released Friday morning by the Economic Cycle Research Institute.

"While dipping in its latest reading, the USFIG remains near its summer high," ECRI Chief Operations Officer Lakshman Achuthan said in a release. "Thus, underlying inflation pressures, while still simmering, have cooled a little."


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