New York (Oct. 9, 2003) -- The nation's fastest-growing companies think the economy is on an upswing, according to a new PricewaterhouseCoopers' "Trendsetter Barometer" survey.

Of the 383 privately-held companies, ranging in size from $5 million to $150 million in revenue, 70 percent say they are planning new hiring -- the largest number since 2000, the survey found.

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