Weekly Leading Index Decreases

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ECRI’s U.S. Weekly Leading Index (WLI) decreased to 144.0, but it’s smoothed growth rate recovered to -4.3%.        

ECRI has long determined business cycle and growth rate cycle chronologies for 21 countries and they can be freely accessed here.

The WLI is just one of many ECRI U.S. leading indexes, including some with longer leads over cyclical turning points in economic growth.

Please see links below for public statements ECRI has made about our cyclical outlook:

- Bloomberg TV interview with ECRI's Achuthan “Turning Points in Global Growth & Market Risk

- Read ECRI's "Colliding With the Economic Cycle – Again"

- Yahoo Finance TV interview with ECRI Achuthan “Cycles, The Fed & Recession Risk

For a quick glance at the WLI’s performance, please see the chart below.        

Click here to review ECRI’s recent real-time track record.

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