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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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Jul 29 2013

Green Shoots in Europe?

With economic weakness persisting in the U.S., and Chinese economic growth showing concerted signs of sluggishness, there seems to be little room for hope that conditions worldwide will pick up in the near term. In Europe, some data releases have shown that promising prospects could be on the horizon. Is this indicative of true momentum gathering for long-afflicted economies in the region?

ECRI’s latest report outlines whether cyclical upswings in growth are imminent in Europe, or whether these nations will experience persistent economic weakness in the months ahead.

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Bloomberg Interview on Becoming Japan

Bloomberg July 30, 2013

ECRI's Lakshman Achuthan joined Bloomberg TV this morning to discuss our recession call, and how the U.S. economy is now resembling Japan's "lost decades." More