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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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  • May 07 2010

    Little Risk of Renewed Recession This Year

    A measure of future U.S. economic growth rose to a more than two-year high in the latest week, More

  • May 07 2010

    Inflation Not a Near-Term Danger

    A monthly measure of U.S. inflation pressures eased slightly in April after hitting an 18-month high in March, More

  • May 07 2010

    Jobs Report Interviews

    ECRI's Lakshman Achuthan will give two live interviews on Friday regarding the jobs report: 6:05 AM (ET) CNBC TV 8:40 AM (ET) WNYC Radio Over the weekend Lakshman will be a guest on CNN's "Yo More

  • May 07 2010

    Europe Price Pressures Up

    Inflationary pressures in the euro zone touched a 16-month high in March marking a clear cyclical upturn in prices, More

  • Apr 30 2010

    GDP Report Shows Broader Recovery

    ECRI's Lakshman Achuthan spoke with CBS Evening News about how the consumer is playing a bigger role in the recovery which is stronger than the recoveries from the 1990-91 and 2001 recessions. More

  • Apr 30 2010

    WLI growth at 38-week low

    A measure of future U.S. economic growth rose in the latest week but its annualized growth rate fell, More

  • Apr 30 2010

    Slowdown ahead, but not recession

    What a difference a year makes! Exactly a year ago, economists were blindsided by first quarter GDP growth data staying near half-century lows, More

  • Apr 28 2010

    Cyclical Outlook Podcast

    ECRI's Anirvan Banerji discusses ECRI's outlook in this extended Podcast Interview More

  • Apr 23 2010

    US Econ Growth Gauge Shows Recovery on Track

    A measure of future U.S. economic growth rose to a nearly two-year high in the latest week, More

  • Apr 16 2010

    Jobs and Trade

    ECRI's Lakshman Achuthan discussed jobs and trade in the context of the ongoing recovery from the Great Recession that ended last year. More

  • Apr 16 2010

    WLI Growth Eases to 36-Week Low

    A measure of future U.S. economic growth fell in the latest week along with its yearly growth rate, More

  • Apr 09 2010

    Nowcasting

    ECRI's Lakshman Achuthan spoke with Stuart Varney about the recovery and why it will continue through year-end. More

  • Apr 09 2010

    Recovery Remains Resilient

    A measure of future U.S. economic growth fell in the latest week along with its yearly growth rate, More

  • Apr 06 2010

    Recession Over by Last Summer

    ECRI's Lakshman Achuthan discussed why the recession ended by last summer, and why many don't believe that's true. More

  • Apr 03 2010

    Reaction to Jobs Data - 2

    ECRI's Lakshman Achuthan joins CNN to debate the meaning of the latest jobs data. More

  • Apr 02 2010

    How does jobs growth impact you?

    ECRI's Lakshman Achuthan talks about why now is the time to really ramp up efforts to find a job or get a raise. More

  • Apr 02 2010

    Reaction to Jobs Data

    ECRI's Lakshman Achuthan spoke with CNN about jobs data just after its release at 8:30 AM (ET). More

  • Apr 02 2010

    Cyclical Perspective on Jobs

    ECRI's Lakshman Achuthan joined a 6:00 AM (ET) jobs debate on Squawk Box. More

  • Apr 02 2010

    WLI Near All-Time High

    A measure of future U.S. economic growth rose to its highest level in 10 weeks, More

  • Apr 02 2010

    USFIG at 18-Month High

    A monthly measure of U.S. inflation pressures rose to an 18-month high in March, More

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