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A Framework That Provides Clarity

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) ticks up to 144.4 from 144.1, and the growth rate was virtually unchanged at 2.8%.



To put the economy in perspective please see links below:

- read ECRI's "Phillips Curveball".

- read Lakshman Achuthan and Anirvan Banerji's op-ed on Bloomberg.

- 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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