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Weekly Leading Index Increases

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ECRI’s U.S. Weekly Leading Index (WLI) increased to 145.2 while the growth rate ticked down to -0.4%.              

ECRI has long determined business cycle and growth rate cycle chronologies for 22 countries that can be freely accessed here.

The WLI is 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:

- Read ECRI's Achuthan and Banerji CNN Op-Ed "Don't Blame Global Slowdown on Trade War"

- CNBC talks with ECRI's Achuthan "Consumer Spending Growth Slowing"

- CNBC interview with ECRI's Achuthan "ISM Mfg, Jobs & Consumer"

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

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Related News & Events

Don't Blame Global Slowdown on Trade War

CNN October 24, 2019

Many are misunderstanding the primary cause of the current global slowdown, which means that they'll also miss what's coming next. More


Consumer Spending Growth Slowing

CNBC October 9, 2019

The downturn in consumer spending growth fits with the jobs growth slowdown. More