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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

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Richmond Fed Manufacturing Survey Barely In Expansion In May 2017
Of the three regional Federal Reserve surveys released to date, one is in contraction with the rest in expansion.
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April 2017 CFNAI Super Index Moving Average Significantly Improved
The economy's significantly improved based on the Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI) 3 month moving (3MA) average - and economic growth is well above the historical trend rate of growth.
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ECRI's WLI Growth Index At 55 Week Low
ECRI's WLI Growth Index which forecasts economic growth six months forward remains in positive territory for over one year - after spending the previous 35 consecutive weeks in negative territory.
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Rail Week 19: Another Relatively Good Week
Week 19 of 2017 shows same week total rail traffic (from same week one year ago) improved according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR) traffic data.
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April 2017 Leading Economic Index: Economic Expansion To Continue And Possibly Strengthen
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) for the U.S again improved this month - and the authors state "first quarter's weak GDP growth is likely a temporary hiccup as the economy returns to its long-term trend of about 2 percent".
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May 2017 Philly Fed Manufacturing Survey Declined But Remains Firmly In Expansion
The Philly Fed Business Outlook Survey significantly improved and remains firmly in expansion. Key elements are in expansion.
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April 2017 ADP Job Growth Is 177,000 - Near Expectations
18 days ago

your comment in this context is spot on.

April 2017 ADP Job Growth Is 177,000 - Near Expectations
20 days 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
4 months ago

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

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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...

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Managing Partner
Econintersect LLC
March 2010 - Present (7 years 4 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.

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

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