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 Edged Down

The U.S. Weekly Leading Index (WLI) edged down to 144.9 from 145.4. The growth rate decreased to 9.5% from 10.2%.

To put the economy in perspective please see links below:

- watch Lakshman Achuthan's current interview on MSNBC.

- read Lakshman Achuthan's interview on Elle.

- listen to Lakshman Achuthan's interview on Finanacial Sense.

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

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