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.



Jobs Report Is Another Indication Of A Slowing Economy

The continuing decline in the price of imports has also helped assuage executives' concerns about inflation, said Lakshman Achuthan, the managing director of the Economic Cycle Research Institute, a research group in New York. As a result, most analysts expect the Fed to lower interest rates soon, despite the low unemployment."