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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 increases to 130.0 from 128.7. The growth rate slips to -2.7% from -2.2%.

 
To put the state of the economy in perspective click here to watch Lakshman Achuthan in a recent interview on Bloomberg.

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

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