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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 Decreases


The U.S. Weekly Leading Index (WLI) slips to 143.2 from 144.1. The growth rate edges down to 5.9% from 6.5%.



To put the economy in perspective please see links below:

- read Lakshman Achuthan's presentation '"America First" in Perspective' at the Minsky Conference.

- watch Lakshman Achuthan's interview on Reuters.

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

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