Skip to comments.ECRI Leading Economic Index Plunges At -6.9% Rate, Back To December 2007 Levels...
Posted on 06/25/2010 10:46:40 AM PDT by Rational Thought
It's getting close: the fabled -10% annualized change (see David Rosenberg) which guarantees a recession is now just 3.1% away, which at this rate of collapse will be breached in two weeks. The ECRI is now at December 2007 levels, the time when the last recession officially started. The index dropped from an annualized revised -5.8% (previously -5.7%) to -6.9%. As a reminder, from Rosie, "It is one thing to slip to or fractionally below the zero line, but a -3.5% reading has only sent off two head-fakes in the past, while accurately foreshadowing seven recessions with a three month lag. Keep your eye on the -10 threshold, for at that level, the economy has gone into recession
only 100% of the time (42 years of data)." We are practically there.
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Frankly, I am surprised it has taken this long....The Regime is smiling.
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