Contact

A Framework That Provides Clarity

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.

News

 

ECRI WLI Ticks Up


A measure of future U.S. economic growth edged up last week, while the annualized growth rate also improved, a research group said on Friday.

The Economic Cycle Research Institute, a New York-based independent forecasting group, said its Weekly Leading Index rose to 131.0 in the week ended May 3 from 130.6 the previous week. 

The index's annualized growth rate climbed to 7.3 percent from 7.1 percent a week earlier.

Related News & Events

What Wealth Effect?

ECRI May 31, 2013

The latest drop in consumer spending is consistent with the recessionary plunge in yoy U.S. import growth into negative territory. More