U.S. WLI Increased
The U.S. Weekly Leading Index (WLI) edged up to 143.9 from 143.3. The growth rate rose to 11.3% from 10.8%, highest since May 7, 2010, a 345-week high.
To put the economy in perspective please see links below:
- read ECRI's "Pinching Productivity".
- read Lakshman Achuthan's recent interview on The Washington Post.
- read Lakshman Achuthan's interview on The New York Times.
For a closer look at recent moves in the U.S. Weekly Leading Index, see the chart below: