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Weekly Leading Index Increases


Click here to download ECRI WLI data for free, including the full history of its level and growth rate. On mobile, click here to go to ECRI's Reports & Indexes page, then click "Full Site."
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ECRI’s U.S. Weekly Leading Index (WLI) increased to 145.1 and its growth rate rose to -3.7%.              
      


ECRI has long determined business cycle and growth rate cycle chronologies for 21 countries that 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 "Trump & Xi Trade, China Outlook, Fed"

- CNBC TV Interview with ECRI's Achuthan "Fed Pivot and ECRI Leading Indexes"

- Read ECRI's Achuthan and Banerji Bloomberg Op-Ed "The Fed’s 'First, Do No Harm' Policy Is Harmful"

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.

For information on ECRI professional services please contact us.

Related News & Events

Trump & Xi Trade, China Outlook, Fed

Bloomberg February 26, 2019

ECRI's Achuthan joins Bloomberg TV to discuss our high conviction, contrarian views, Brexit, trade tensions and the prospect of hitting Trump’s growth targets. More

 

Fed Pivot and ECRI Leading Indexes

CNBC February 21, 2019

ECRI's Achuthan joins CNBC's Closing Bell to discuss the Fed, ECRI’s leading indexes, and the risk of a U.S. recession. More