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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Oct 22 2013

Revelations from Lesser-Known Employment Data

Despite this month’s government data hiatus caused by the federal shutdown, other sources of data continued to shed light on where U.S. economic activity is headed. ECRI’s recent review of state-level employment data showed a clear downward trajectory for U.S. jobs growth, correctly anticipating the weakness revealed in today’s belated employment report.

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U.S. Future Inflation Gauge Remains at 20-month low

Bond Buyer October 4, 2013

U.S. inflationary pressures were unchanged in September. More