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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. Weekly Leading Index Increases


The U.S. Weekly Leading Index (WLI) increased to 138.1 from 137.8. The growth rate edged down to 8.1% from 8.4%.

To put the economy in perspective please see links below:

- read ECRI's "Stagflation Lite Getting Harder to Ignore

- read ECRI's "Assessing Labor Market Strength"

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

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