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Weekly Leading Index Ticks Up


ECRI’s U.S. Weekly Leading Index (WLI) ticked up to 147.8 from 147.7, while the WLI growth rate slowed to 0.6%, a 45-week low.
       


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

- read ECRI's "Outsized Gains for Least Educated Limits Wage Growth"

- watch ECRI's Lakshman Achuthan in a talk with CNBC

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



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