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From the President's Desk: Is Debt About to Push the Economy into Recession?

Debt and More Debt! Corporate and consumer debt is growing. This cannot, and will not, continue with impunity in the years ahead. We are now sowing the seeds for a future ...
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What Are the Top Leading Indicators That ITR Uses?

We use leading indicators at ITR Economics to discern future business cycle movements. Our leading indicator analysis is distinct from our economic forecasting, but does inform ...
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From the President's Desk: That's Not Great News!

Single-Family Unit Housing Permits is a useful leading indicator of what will be happening in Single-Family Housing Starts, which is of course important to contractors, lumber ...
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ITR Experts Say: File It Under Unintended Consequences...

On Monday, June 25th, Harley-Davidson Inc. announced it would be moving some of its domestic production of European Union bound bikes overseas. Harley-Davidson cited recent ...
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Insights From Our CEO: Five Inhibitors Between You and Capital Appreciation in Equities

We think there are four variables presently at work that are inhibiting stock market rise and one variable that typically means the market has gone as high as it can for the ...
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From the President's Desk: May Was a Good Month

There have been several reports that Industrial Production in May came in 0.1% below April, suggesting that troubles are afoot. These reports came to that conclusion because ...
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