Managing Partner at Econintersect LLC
Contributor's Links: Global Economic Intersection

Steven Hansen, Publisher and Co-founder of Econintersect, is an international business and industrial consultant specializing in turning around troubled business units; consults to governments to optimize process flows; and provides economic indicator analysis based on unadjusted data and ... more

ALL CONTRIBUTIONS

July 2017 Residential Building Soft
The headline residential building permits and construction completions showed monthly data down. It is obvious there is a slowing cycle going on in this sector.
Read
August 2017 Empire State Manufacturing Index Significantly Improves
The Empire State Manufacturing Survey significantly improved and remains in positive territory. It was well above expectations. Important internals were mixed.
Read
July 2017 Import And Export Price Year-Over-Year Inflation About The Same
Import and export price inflation continues with import prices unchanged year-over-year, whilst export prices were up marginally.
Read
Retail Sales Improves In July 2017
Retail sales were up according to US Census headline data - and well above expectations.
Read
August 2017: ECRI's WLI Growth Index Rate Statistically Unchanged
ECRI's WLI Growth Index which forecasts economic growth six months forward remains in positive territory for over one year.
Read
July 2017 CPI: Year-Over-Year Inflation Rate Now 1.7%
The Consumer Price Index (CPI-U) year-over-year inflation rate was 1.7 % - growing from than last month's 1.6%. The year-over-year core inflation rate was unchanged 1.7 % and is below the target set by the Federal Reserve.
Read

Comments

Latest Comments
April 2017 ADP Job Growth Is 177,000 - Near Expectations
3 months ago

your comment in this context is spot on.

April 2017 ADP Job Growth Is 177,000 - Near Expectations
3 months ago

this is a complex issue - i have a post which will be published on Saturday that details my position. most economists believe we are near full employment due to a demographic shift of the population [i do not but the demographic shift needs to be considered when using participation rates].

November 2016 Consumer Credit Headlines Say Year-Over-Year Growth Rate Accelerated
7 months ago

Agreed - to me it indicates that consumer spending growth is limited because of credit (especially with interest rates modest increase)

1 to 3 of 3 comments

STOCKS I FOLLOW

AIG American International Group Inc
BA The Boeing Company
BGPIQ BORDERS GROUP INC
EWC iShares MSCI Canada Index Fund
GLD SPDR Gold Trust ETF
SEA Guggenheim Shipping ETF
SPY SPDR S&P 500
TIP iShares Lehman TIPS Bond Fund
USO United States Oil Fund, LP
XRT SPDR S&P RETAIL ETF

TWEETS

LATEST ACTIVITY

Steven Hansen Commented on April 2017 ADP Job Growth Is 177,000 - Near Expectations:

your comment in this context is spot on.

Steven Hansen Commented on April 2017 ADP Job Growth Is 177,000 - Near Expectations:

this is a complex issue - i have a post which will be published on Saturday that details my position. most economists believe we are near full employment due to a demographic shift of the population [i do...

more
All Posts

PERSONAL BLOG

Latest Posts

Work Experience

Managing Partner
Econintersect LLC
March 2010 - Present (7 years 7 months)
Economic analysis for business.
President
Nesnah Associates Enterprises Limited
January 1995 - June 2010 (15 years 8 months)
Construction Contracting consultant, financial holdings, and yacht charters.

Education

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo
B.S.
1967 / 1971
Industrial Technology
San Luis Obispo High School
1964 / 1967

Publications