WLI Rises Again
The Economic Cycle Research Institute, a New York-based independent forecasting group, said its Weekly Leading Index rose to 128.0 in the week ending Dec. 10 from a revised 127.3 the previous week. The previous week was originally reported at 127.4.
That was the highest since May 7, when it stood at 131.9.
The index's annualized growth rate rose to 0.8 percent from minus 0.1 percent a week earlier. That was the highest since May 21, 2010, when it was 4.9 percent.