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.



Can the Consumer Spend More?

ECRI’s managing director, Lakshman Achuthan, spoke with CNBC early this morning about the viability of the recovery lasting into 2010, as well as the cyclical outlook for residential and commercial real estate.