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 27 2012

U.S. Construction Sector Growth Prospects

With strong readings for housing starts and building permits, hopes are rising that construction sector growth will remain healthy in the months ahead.

To assess whether the construction sector can lead the way for more economic growth, it is useful to consult ECRI’s U.S. Leading Construction Index (USLCI). The USLCI anticipates turning points in construction sector growth and from its latest reading the likely trajectory of construction growth is crystal clear.

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