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.



Squawk Box Interview

Lakshman Achuthan joined CNBC's Squawk Box at 6:10 AM (ET) to discuss the recession call that ECRI announced today.

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Barron's September 24, 2011

"As if to underline the Fed's downbeat assessment (which was echoed by the International Monetary Fund), the Economic Cycle Research Institute's U.S. weekly leading indicator has deteriorated. More


US recession, vicious cycle

Financial Times October 3, 2011

Is the sky really falling? In a business far more forgiving of misguided optimism than the opposite, pundits must be wary of predicting recessions. More