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Weekly Leading Index Slips


ECRI’s U.S. Weekly Leading Index (WLI) slipped to 149.3 from 150.3, while WLI growth edged down to 5.7% from 6.9%.       



For more on the cyclical outlook, please see below for other forward-looking ECRI data shared publicly:

- watch ECRI's Lakshman Achuthan in a recent Bloomberg interview

- watch ECRI's Lakshman Achuthan in a CNBC interview

- read ECRI's "Up is Down: Jump in AHE Growth Confirms Economic Slowdown"

- read ECRI's "The Best Way to Use the Weekly Leading Index (WLI)"

For a closer look at the WLI’s performance, please see the chart below:    



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