Economic Forecast October 2013: Economy In a Strengthening Cycle

Written by Steven Hansen Our October 2013 Economic Forecast confirms the change in trend stated our previous forecast. Most portions of our economic model are expanding.

Economic Forecast September 2013: Trend Change, Economy Improving

Written by Steven Hansen Our September 2013 Economic Forecast shows a change of trend. Many portions of our economic model started to expand over the previous month’s baseline.

Economic Forecast August 2013: Economy Slowing To a Crawl

Written by Steven Hansen Our August 2013 Economic Forecast suggests the economy has slowed to a crawl. Many portions of our economic model are not expanding, and the government portion is in contraction.

Economic Forecast July 2013: Economy Still Showing Decelerating Growth

Written by Steven Hansen Our June 2013 Economic Forecast continues to say the economy will be expanding at a modest rate. The concern is that many portions of our economic model are barely positive, and even a small black swan could cause contraction.  On the other hand, the portions of our model which are negative …

Economic Forecast June 2013: Expecting Some Moderation of Consumer Spending

Written by Steven Hansen Our June 2013 Economic Forecast continues to say the economy will be expanding at a modest rate. But indications of an expected growth spurt are still not showing up in the tea leaves. Main Street does not have the sectors in sync – and as one strengthens, another starts a weakening …