Global Business Cycle Indicators



September 2005 Benchmark Revisions to Korea Composite Indexes
As a result of these revisions, the full histories (1970-present) of the Korea leading and coincident indexes were revised in September 2005. Historical data series are available for purchase.

"The Composite Index of Leading Indicators for South Korea" by Victor Zarnowitz and Feng Guo

"A Review of the Indicators of Current Economic Activity for South Korea" by Victor Zarnowitz and Feng Guo

Global Indicators
Straight Talk November 2015

StraightTalk® Global Economic Outlook 2016: Escaping the Global Economy's Holding Pattern

US economy running faster than trend now and through at least first half 2016

The long-term trend rate of growth for the US economy is about 2 percent. The economy is growing faster than that that right now, perhaps 2.5 percent annualized and this faster pace could well continue through the first half of 2016.

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