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 Decreases

The U.S. Weekly Leading Index (WLI) decreases to 143.7 from 144.1. The growth rate slips to 4.6% from 5.1%.

To put the economy in perspective please see links below:

- read ECRI's "International Inflation Cycles Sync Up".

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

For a closer look at recent moves in the U.S. Weekly Leading Index, see the chart below:

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