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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.

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U.S. WLI Increases


The U.S. Weekly Leading Index (WLI) increases to 144.5 from 143.5. The growth rate ticks down to 4.2% from 4.5%.



To put the economy in perspective please see links below:

- watch Lakshman Achuthan's recent interview on Reuters.

- read ECRI's "International Inflation Cycles Sync Up".

For a closer look at recent moves in the U.S. Weekly Leading Index, see the chart below:

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