2013 Was Good to Joe Sixpack (Relatively)

Written by Steven Hansen One of my favorite responses to those who ask me how things are going is “that I am still alive”.  This is the way I feel about the economic events of 2013 as they relate to the average survivor of this year.

November 2013 Leading Economic Index: Strong Showing, Above Expectations

Written by Steven Hansen The Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) for the U.S. improved again in November to 98.3 (2004 = 100). The index growth has accelerated strongly this month after decelerating last month.