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November 2006 Benchmark Revisions to Japan Composite Indexes
As a result of these revisions, the full histories (1965-present) of the Japan leading and coincident indexes were revised in November 2005. Historical data series are available for purchase.

November 2006 benchmark revisions to Japan leading economic indicators and related composite indexes

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Straight Talk November 2015

StraightTalk® Global Economic Outlook 2016: Escaping the Global Economy's Holding Pattern

US economy running faster than trend now and through at least first half 2016

The long-term trend rate of growth for the US economy is about 2 percent. The economy is growing faster than that that right now, perhaps 2.5 percent annualized and this faster pace could well continue through the first half of 2016.

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