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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) ticked up to 146.1 from 145.9, as WLI growth increased to 3.2% from 2.9%.  



For added perspective on the cyclical outlook, please see links below where we include insights from our other forward-looking data:

- watch Lakshman Achuthan's 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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