The Week in Review from Valeo Financial Advisors (December 14, 2012)
December 14, 2012    Disclosures    POSTED IN  InvestmentsEconomy

Personal Finance

  • The Household Balance Sheet – The Deleveraging of American Families Valeo Financial Advisors
  • 56% of 401k plans enroll workers automatically. For plans that added this feature, participation rates jumped from from 69% to 81% The Wall Street Journal
  • Are construction costs driving up college tuition? Reuters

U.S. Economy

  • U.S. industrial production increased 1.1% in November, following a decline of 0.7% in October Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
  • Consumer prices decrease by 0.3% in November, due in large part to fall in price of gas. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • Fed Expands Asset Buying, Links Rates to Joblessness, will buy $45B per month of Treasury securities starting January Bloomberg


  • “Before the Civil War, there were 8,000 different kinds of money in the United States” The Birth Of The Dollar Bill Planet Money
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