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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. WLI Ticked Up


The U.S. Weekly Leading Index (WLI) ticked up to 144.6 from 144.5. The growth rate decreased to 10.5% from 11.1%.



To put the economy in perspective please see links below:

- read Lakshman Achuthan's current interview on Elle.

- listen to Lakshman Achuthan's interview on Finanacial Sense.

- watch Lakshman Achuthan's interview on MSNBC.

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

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