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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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Weekly Leading Index Rises


ECRI’s U.S. Weekly Leading Index (WLI) rose to 146.6 from 145.3, as WLI growth increased to 2.3% from 1.3%.  



To put the message of our forward-looking data in perspective please see story links below:

- watch Lakshman Achuthan's recent Bloomberg TV interview.

- read ECRI's "Consensus Plays Catch Up to Our Global Growth Call"

For a closer look at the performance of the U.S. Weekly Leading Index, see the chart below: 

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