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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 Decreased


The U.S. Weekly Leading Index (WLI) decreased to 144.5 from 145.5. The growth rate ticked down to 11.1% from 11.7%.



To put the economy in perspective please see links below:

- listen to Lakshman Achuthan's recent interview on Finanacial Sense.

- watch Lakshman Achuthan's interview on MSNBC.

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

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

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