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.



U.S. WLI Monthly Edges Down

The level of the monthly U.S. Weekly Leading Index edges down to 142.4 from 143.0, the growth rate falls to 5.5% from 7.9%, a one-year low.

To put the economy in perspective please see links below:

- read Lakshman Achuthan and Anirvan Banerji's recent article on Bloomberg.

- watch Lakshman Achuthan's current interview on Reuters

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