May 2012 Economic Forecast: Continued Expansion Predicted

Written by Steven Hansen The Econintersect May 2012 economic index shows underlying economic fundamentals continue to show economic expansion – and the dip in the rate of growth rebounded somewhat in this forecast. As of the end of April 2012, rail’s growth year-over-year is not strong.  To support a continuing expansion view with rail data, …

April 2012 Economic Forecast: The Roller Coaster Continues

Written by Steven Hansen The Econintersect April 2012 economic index shows underlying economic fundamentals continue to improve – but the improvement will be less good than previous months.  Using one word to describe April growth forecast is “weak”. As of the end of March 2012, even using rose colored glasses rail transport is very weak …

March 2012 Economic Forecast: No Recession In Sight

Written by Steven Hansen The Econintersect March 2012 economic index shows underlying economic fundamentals continue to improve at near the same growth rate as February. As of 29 February 2012, rail transport was not growing year-over-year – and this raises some economic caution flags as  certain rail movements have forward looking elements.  All other coincident …

General Improvement in February 2012 Economic Forecast

Econintersect‘s February 2012 economic index shows underlying economic fundamentals continue to improve. The forecast remains for moderate economic growth – February’s growth is projected to be better better than January’s. As of 31 January 2012, there are no major recessionary elements in any of the coincident data. Historically accurate recession markers of Industrial Production and …

Econintersect Forecast: Improving Conditions in January 2012

Econintersect‘s January 2012 economic index shows underlying economic fundamentals have improved. The forecast remains for weak but with slowly improving economic growth – January’s growth is projected to be better better than December’s. As of 31 December 2011, there are no major recessionary elements in any of the coincident data. Historically accurate recession markers of …