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 Increased

The U.S. Weekly Leading Index (WLI) increased to 145.1 from 144.8. The growth rate ticked up to 11.9% from 11.7%, a 350-week high, highest since May 7, 2010.

To put the economy in perspective please see links below:

- read ECRI's "Cutting Through the Confusion".

- read ECRI's "Global Economy Caught in Structural Straitjacket".

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

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