Written by Steven Hansen This past week Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman stated: There has been a striking slowdown in overall health costs since the Affordable Care Act was enacted, with many experts giving the law at least partial credit.
Written by Steven Hansen For a consumption based economy to grow, the median family spending money must continue to grow. The disposable income headlines misleadingly infer income is growing.
Written by Steven Hansen I am no lover of Obamacare but remain unconvinced a decline in the average work week is underway due to that as the primary cause.
Written by Steven Hansen The Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) for the U.S. improved in July to 96.0 (2004 = 100). The index value has been slowly trending up.
Written by Steven Hansen Earlier this week, Econintersect stated Retail Sales Came In Strong In July 2013. But some have reservations about the relative strength of retail sales in July.