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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 Slips


The U.S. Weekly Leading Index slips to 130.2 from 130.9. The growth rate edges down to -1.9% from -1.5%.

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

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

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