frameworkContact

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.

News

 

U.S. Weekly Leading Index Increased


The U.S. Weekly Leading Index (WLI) increased to 139.6 from 138.9. The growth rate edged up to 8.7% from 8.3%.



To put the economy in perspective please see links below:

- watch Lakshman Achuthan's recent interview on Bloomberg TV

- read ECRI's "The Brecession Blunder"

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

Related News & Events

Cyclical Update

Bloomberg September 16, 2016

Growth, inflation and policy challenges. More

 

Cyclical Long-Term Slowdown In U.S. Growth But No Recession

Seeking Alpha September 12, 2016

Recall that in early 2016, when many were afraid of recession, ECRI declared that such fears were premature. More

 

Related Reports