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Screwing the American Economy by Screwing Its Young

Written by Steven Hansen The inordinate growth of student loans – and its effect on the economy – is killing consumption (autos) and the housing sector.  This is no short term dynamic, but will effect the economy for decades. [click … Continue reading

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Record Breaking December 2010 Retail Sales

US Census says advance numbers for retail sales are up 0.6% in December 2010. Econintersect’s analysis shows sales up over 8% YoY and at all time highs. Continue reading

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October 2010 Business Sales Likely Were Flat Month-over-Month

The seasonally adjusted data on business (manufacturing, wholesale and retail) for October 2010 suggests sales increased – the unadjusted data says otherwise. Continue reading

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Retail Sales Remain Strong in October 2010

Strong retail sales do not indicate a likelihood of returning to recession. Continue reading

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Same Store Retail Sales Show Slight Gain in October

Bank of Tokyo – Mitsubishi’s retail sales index for same store sales rose 1.3% YoY in October 2010. This indicates little economic growth – population growth was similar. Continue reading

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