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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.

About ECRI Reports

ECRI's analysis of pivotal shifts in the business cycle allows our members a critical advantage.

Costly business and trading mistakes are made when a cyclical turning point isn't detected. By contrast, ECRI delivers accurate warning of economic and inflation cycle turning points for major developed and developing economies.

Members receive the reports listed below, which offer in-depth analysis covering 21 economies accounting for 80% of world GDP — vital information needed to decipher the complex dynamics of the global economy.

Essentials

Critical insights from the ongoing story told by the objective ECRI framework as it relates to current events, including emerging opportunities and threats.

  • U.S. Cyclical Outlook
  • International Cyclical Outlook

Focus

In-depth research on diverse topics from a unique cyclical perspective, including new research advances, major cyclical calls and urgent contemporary concerns.

  • U.S. Cyclical Outlook
  • International Cyclical Outlook

ECRI Weekly Update

On Friday mornings we call out key issues and provide brief updates to ECRI's outlook, including:

  • Advance updates of select indexes, including global aggregates and international Future Inflation Gauges

Index Pages

A crisp synopsis, including charts and data update details for ECRI's leading and coincident indexes.

  • U.S. Index Pages (includes sector coverage)
  • International Country Pages (includes country coverage)

Contact us to become a member and start receiving ECRI reports, data and advisory services.

ECRI Services

The clarity and conviction to break from the crowd at the right time.

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Testimonial

"eerily accurate"
- National Public Radio
ECRI has had a very stellar record. They've been making pretty bold calls and going against the conventional wisdom. So far their record has been one of the most impressive, and has been written up in the press as well as talked about in policy circles.
- IMF
For ourselves, in this cycle, we'll line up with ECRI.
- Grant's Interest Rate Observer
In the opinion littered world of economic forecasting, ECRI is Mr. Spock – deeply analytical, dispassionate, and accurate.
- ECRI Professional Member
Nothing in the world compares with ECRI’s insights into the business cycle. Those insights form a key part of our strategic and tactical management of asset class allocations. We have never been disappointed in following what ECRI’s indicators suggest is likely to occur next.
- ECRI Professional Member
(ECRI’s) forecast of the [Great] recession helped us anticipate reduced merchandise sales; we proactively revised our inventory forecasts down months ago, and that has helped to greatly minimize the inventory swell and need for markdowns.
- Fortune 100 Company
           

Our Track Record

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Highlights of ECRI's calls.

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