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.

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Jun 06 2013

Is the U.S. Labor Market in Recovery?

A slew of weak economic data releases attesting to the fragility of the U.S. economy were quickly pushed aside by the positive jobs report in early May.

ECRI’s latest study looks behind the jobs headlines to assess current signs of strength and vulnerability in the U.S. labor market, while also gauging the prospects for U.S. jobseekers in months to come. This ECRI report clearly answers whether the jobs data are truly sounding an all-clear signal, or masking an underlying deterioration in labor market conditions.

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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