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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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Many (But Not All) Dynamics Improving But Federal Tax Receipts Are Down
I am seeing improvement in rail transport - which is a leading indicator. Although rail's 52 week rolling average is not yet positive, it is on a steep improving trend.
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November 2016 Headline Business Sales And Inventories Improve
Unadjusted Inventories jumped relative to the previous month and inventory-to-sales ratios remain at recessionary levels.
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December 2016 Producer Price Final Demand Year-Over-Year Inflation Is Now 1.6%
The Producer Price Index year-over-year inflation 1.6 %. The trends show inflation is increasing.
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Import And Export Price Year-Over-Year Inflation Returns In December 2016
Import and export prices are now inflating year-over-year after years of deflation.
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January 2017 Initial Unemployment Claims Rolling Average Improvement Continues
The market expectations for weekly initial unemployment claims were 245 K to 256 K (consensus 255,000), and the Department of Labor reported 247,000 new claims.
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November 2016 JOLTS Job Openings Rate Continues To Show Insignificant Year-Over-Year Growth
The BLS JOLTS can be used as a predictor of future jobs growth, and the predictive elements show that the year-over-year growth rate of unadjusted private non-farm job openings again were insignificantly changed from last month.
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November 2016 Consumer Credit Headlines Say Year-Over-Year Growth Rate Accelerated
7 days 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 November 2016 Consumer Credit Headlines Say Year-Over-Year Growth Rate Accelerated:

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

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Managing Partner
Econintersect LLC
March 2010 - Present (7 years)
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

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