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U.S. Weekly Leading Index Edged Down

The U.S. Weekly Leading Index ticks down to 133.1 from 133.7. The growth rate decreased to 1.0% from 1.4%.

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For a closer look at recent moves in the U.S. Weekly Leading Index, please see the chart below:

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