A Framework That Provides Clarity

During periods of “low visibility,” confusion reigns: for every indication of one trend, there seems to be a countertrend. The key is to glean from the collective wisdom of reliable leading indicators a clear signal that the economy is headed for a turn.



Fed Pivot and ECRI Leading Indexes

Lakshman Achuthan on CNBC’s Closing Bell to discuss ECRI’s public outlook, including:

- Bullard’s recognition of the U.S. slowdown is in line with ECRI’s earlier slowdown call

- The Fed’s U-turn doesn’t inoculate the economy against recession

- The elephant in the room remains the U.S. cyclical slowdown

- Comments on ECRI’s Chinese Leading Indexes

See recent ECRI posts on the topics covered in today's interview for more details.

- The Fed’s 'First, Do No Harm' Policy Is Harmful

- Silence of the Hawks

- ECRI Indexes Lead PMIs

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