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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 Ticks Up


ECRI’s U.S. Weekly Leading Index (WLI) increases to 144.0, as its growth rate edged down from 3.0% to 2.7%



To put the economy in perspective please see links below:

- read ECRI's "China Trade Masks Key U.S. Gains".

- ECRI's presentation 'Turning Points: The Long and Short of It' at the 2017 Strategic Investment Conference.

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

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