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Weekly Leading Index Slips


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ECRI’s U.S. Weekly Leading Index (WLI) slipped to 143.6 as its growth rate ticked down to -4.3%.             
      


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:

- Read "ECRI Indexes Lead Global PMI"

- BNN Bloomberg TV interview with ECRI's Achuthan “China Slowing Hits Commodity Exporters

- Bloomberg TV interview with ECRI's Achuthan “Turning Points in Global Growth & Market 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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China Slowing Hits Commodity Exporters

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Turning Points in Global Growth & Market Risk

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