There is plenty of doom and gloom to talk about and scary charts to explore, but first ….Read More
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The chart below is the Weekly Leading Index (WLI) from 1988 to 2015. The WLI is prepared by the Economic Cycle Research Institute (ECRI) and is a weekly representation of the economic activity in the US.Read More
The Economic Cycle Research Institute (ECRI) was founded by Geoffrey Moore in 1996 to conduct research and publish economic indicators for the US and other countries. Moore was instrumental in creating the Leading Economic Indicators (LEI) for the US government in the 1950’s and 1960’s. The government publishes its...Read More