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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 Up


The U.S. Weekly Leading Index (WLI) ticked up to 144.9 from 144.6. The growth rate edged up to 12.2% from 12.0%, a 348-week high, highest since May 7, 2010.



To put the economy in perspective please see links below:

- read ECRI's "2016 Shapes 2017 Cyclical Outlook".

- watch Lakshman Achuthan's recent interview on Bloomberg.

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

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