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

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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EC ECRI's WLI Growth Index Rate Statistically Unchanged - Testing - Future Posting
ECRI's WLI Growth Index which forecasts economic growth six months forward remains in positive territory for over one year.
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October 2014 Coincident Indicator Review: Economy's Rate Of Growth Remains Nearly Constant
There is general agreement that the economy is expanding - all show the rate of growth is nearly flat (not increasing or decreasing to any significant degree) - and the growth is remaining fairly stable.
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November 2014 Texas Manufacturing Survey Rate Of Growth Slows
Of the four Federal Reserve districts which have released their November manufacturing surveys, all are forecasting growth.
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Is There A Rental Shortage - Inflation Threat?
In the rental housing market, demand is eroding supply at a rapid rate according to recent data - likely due to changing demographics and preferences. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is based 40% on housing costs - so the logical conclusion is that a rapid rise in inflation is just around the corner.
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Kansas City Fed: Manufacturing Growth Strengthens In November 2014
Of the three regional manufacturing surveys released to date for November, all show manufacturing expansion.
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Rail Week Ending 15 November 2014: Another Soft Week Inside A General Growth Cycle
Rail growth this week continues to demonstrate an improving economy - but the rate of growth softened in all of the rolling averages.
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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

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Managing Partner
Econintersect LLC
March 2010 - Present (12 years 1 month)
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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