The U.S. Weekly Leading Index (WLI) edged up to 145.2 from 145.0. The growth rate eased to 7.1% from 7.5%.
To put the economy in perspective please see links below:
- watch Lakshman Achuthan's current interview on Reuters.
- read ECRI's "Jobless Rates Show Cyclical Revival, Structural Slack".
For a closer look at recent moves in the U.S. Weekly Leading Index, see the chart below: