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ECRI Betrayed by Their Own Index

Predicting recessions is notoriously difficult.  However, there is at least one organization that has been successful in the past.  The Economic Cycle Research Institute (ECRI) is one of the leaders in business cycle forecasting. According to The Economist magazine (in … Continue reading

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Market Diverges From Economic Data

Economic releases were mixed last week.  Building permits came in stronger than expected, but are still at anemic levels.  Leading indicators were up 0.3% last month, which was also stronger than expected. Unfortunately, the ECRI weekly leading indicator (WLI) declined … Continue reading

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