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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Sep 18 2013

U.K. Manufacturing Prospects

The July U.K. industrial production data disappointed the consensus, coming out flat after June’s upside surprise. Was the June data merely a one-off, or was it a true green shoot for the U.K. manufacturing sector?

ECRI’s latest report answers this question, featuring updates to ECRI’s U.K. Leading and Coincident Manufacturing Indexes to reveal the future trajectory of a sector that employs roughly one in ten Britons.

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ECRI's Lakshman Achuthan talks with the BBC to put today's jobs report in the context of larger trends. More