The Week in Review from Valeo Financial Advisors (April 5, 2013)
April 5, 2013    Disclosures    POSTED IN  Personal FinanceInvestmentsEconomy


  • U.S. labor force participation falls to lowest level since 1978. Labor Participation and the Baby Boom Valeo Financial Advisors
  • Payrolls in U.S. rise less than forecast as jobless rate falls to 7.6% Bloomberg

U.S. Economy

  • “Where US economy has, and hasn’t, yet recovered” AP
  • In March, U.S. manufacturing continued to expand (greater than 50) but at slower pace. Chart: FRED
  • What’s the difference between “real” GDP and “nominal” GDP? Find out in our glossary St. Louis Fed

Financial Planning

  • Three Things in Life are (or were) Certain: Estate Planning after the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 Valeo Financial Advisors – Guest Post
  • “The 5 Real Reasons to Hire a Financial Advisor” from Sallie Krawcheck LinkedIn


  • How the U.S. uses energy and where it comes from – 1961 v. 2011 Planet Money
  • If the World were 100 People: The world visualized in percentages The Economist
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