U.S. WLI Ticked Up
The U.S. Weekly Leading Index (WLI) ticked up to 144.0 from 143.9. The growth rate increased to 11.8% from 11.3%, highest since May 7, 2010, a 346-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.
For a closer look at recent moves in the U.S. Weekly Leading Index, see the chart below: