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Weekly Indicators for January 6 – 10 at Seeking Alpha

 by New Deal democrat

Weekly Indicators for January 6 – 10 at Seeking Alpha

My Weekly Indicators post is up at Seeking Alpha.

How week – or not – the next six months are going to be remains the primary issue.

As usual, clicking over and reading should bring you right up to date, as well as rewarding me a little bit for the effort I put in.

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Old Vet on The Passion of Immigration

(Dan here…this is a post from 2007 by Old Vet, a regular at Angry Bear during this time period.  Pre Trump.  Peter Dorman reminded me of Old Vet, and Mike Kimel dared me to put this Old Vet post up.  Here it is.)

Old Vet on The Passion of Immigration

This post is by OldVet…

—–
When you make a man into a monkey
That monkey’s gonna monkey around”

(Delbert McClinton song)

Call me a Monkey’s Uncle. Out of pure frustration with the name calling debate on immigration, I can’t help wanting to tweak some tails.

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Weekly Indicators for December 30 – January 3 at Seeking Alpha

by New Deal democrat

Weekly Indicators for December 30 – January 3 at Seeking Alpha

 My Weekly Indicators post is up at Seeking Alpha.

There were marginal moves to the downside on both the producer and consumer sides of the ledger this past week.

As usual, clicking over and reading rewards me with just a little bit of $$$ for my efforts.

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Weekly Indicators for December 23 – 27 at Seeking Alpha

by New Deal democrat

Weekly Indicators for December 23 – 27 at Seeking Alpha

My last Weekly Indicators post of the year is up at Seeking Alpha.

The producer side of the economy seems to be worsening, while initial jobless claims suggest some weakness is spreading over to the consumer side.

As usual, clicking over and reading helps reward me a little bit for the effort I put in.

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Marking my 2019 forecast to market

by New Deal democrat

Marking my 2019 forecast to market

One of the things I do at the end of every year, in the interest of transparency, is to go back and see how my 6 and 12 month forecasts for the year panned out.

So how did I do this year? Not perfect, but not too shabby either. I marked to forecasts to market Over at Seeking Alpha.

As usual, clicking over and reading puts a penny or two in my pocket for my efforts

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Weekly Indicators for December 16 – 20 at Seeking Alpha

 by New Deal democrat

Weekly Indicators for December 16 – 20 at Seeking Alpha

My Weekly Indicators post is Up at Seeking Alpha.

Are we just having a slowdown, or actually slipping into contraction? The short leading indicators would like to have a word.

As usual, clicking over and reading should bring you up to the moment on the economy, and rewards me a little bit for my efforts.

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