Only one economic trends forecaster has a 94.7% accuracy rate and 60 years of correct calls.

Since 1948, the ITR® has given business leaders the economic information, insight, analysis and proactive strategies they need to take advantage of opportunities, maximize profits, and avoid risks.

ITR is the oldest, privately-held, continuously operating economic research and consulting firm in the US.

With a knowledge base covering six decades, we have a unique institutional memory giving us an uncommon understanding of long-term economic trends and how to react to critical changes in market conditions. Our reputation for excellent, independent and objective analysis is indisputable. Our record for accurate forecasts and proven action plans that can boost your bottom line is unmatched.

Not just analysis, real action.

Our economists not only predict future economic trends with 94.7% accuracy—we give you clear, comprehensive action plans for capitalizing on business cycle fluctuations and outperforming your competition.

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With ITR’s concise analysis and applications, you’ll have the tools you need to make decisive moves in upturns, downturns, even in a recession—so you can immediately and effectively position your company for greater prosperity. We offer a variety of economic forecasting products to meet your needs, and are excited to announce the release of Brian and Alan Beaulieu's newest book Prosperity in the Age of Decline

Drawing on ITR's 94.7% forecast accuracy rate, the book outlines specific, actionable strategies for capitalizing on opportunities and dodging economic danger. Click here to learn more.

 

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ITR Blog

Stay up to date as Alan, Brian and key ITR economists discuss the economy, trends and challenges that businesses face in these times. Contribute your thoughts and ideas by adding your comments and join the dialog.

Our forecast calls for slower growth in the US economy in the second half of 2014, particularly in the fourth quarter.  Given that outlook, there should be empiric evidence of the shift in economic activity from acceleration to deceleration.  Those changes never occur in a vacuum and are always signaled in advance.  I thought a quick look at some June numbers might help you stay...

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