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Weekly Leading Index Ticks Up


ECRI’s U.S. Weekly Leading Index (WLI) ticked up to 148.2 from 148.0, while WLI growth decreased to 3.9% from 4.5%.       



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

- watch ECRI's Lakshman Achuthan in a CNBC interview

- read ECRI's Op-Ed "Global Economy's Wile E. Coyote Moment"

- watch ECRI's Lakshman Achuthan in a Bloomberg interview

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



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