Weekly Leading Index Ticks Up

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ECRI’s U.S. Weekly Leading Index (WLI) ticked up to 145.6 and its growth rate edged up to -2.3%.              

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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:

- Real Vision Talks with ECRI's Achuthan "Interview: Cycling Into Slowdown"

- CNBC TV Interview with ECRI's Achuthan "The Canary in the Semiconductor-chip Fab"

- Read ECRI's Achuthan and Banerji FOX Business Op-Ed "Recession or Not, It's Out of Trump's Hands"

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