U.S. WLI Ticked Up
The U.S. Weekly Leading Index (WLI) ticked up to 143.4 from 143.1, the highest since June 8, 2007, a 496-week high. The growth rate increased to 11.0% from 9.7%, the highest since May 7, 2010, a 344-week high.
To put the economy in perspective please see links below:
- watch Lakshman Achuthan's recent interview on Reuters.
- read Lakshman Achuthan's current interview on The New York Times.
For a closer look at recent moves in the U.S. Weekly Leading Index, see the chart below: