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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 Monthly Increased


The level of the monthly WLI rose to 143.1 from 141.7.

The growth rate of the monthly WLI increased to 11.8% from 11.3%, an 81-month high, highest since April 2010.



To put the economy in perspective please see links below:

- watch Lakshman Achuthan's recent interview on MSNBC.

- read ECRI's "Future Inflation Gauge Leads Inflation Expectations".

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26th Annual Hyman P. Minsky Conference

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