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In contrast, the Stock and Watson experimental recession index and CIBCR long-leading index are products of hindsight.
The CIBCR publishes a Coincident Index, so called because its highs and lows have roughly coincided with the business cycle turns.
The CIBCR also publishes a long-leading index, which on average leads the business cycle and the coincident index by more than a year at peaks and six months at troughs.
The CIBCR method of composite index construction corresponds closely to that used by the Department of Commerce and described in its Handbook of Cyclical Indicators, 1984.(9)