The Week in Review from Valeo Financial Advisors (December 9, 2011)
December 9, 2011    Disclosures    POSTED IN  Markets

Financial Planning

  • Social Security covers about 45% of pre-retirement income Are seniors savings enough? Chicago Federal Reserve
  • People retire later if they understand Social Security better NBER
  • Tax Benefits of 529 Plans Vary Widely Wall Street Journal
  • Time spent selecting financial adviser can pay off USA Today

U.S. Economy

  • After years of saving, shoppers treat themselves USA Today
  • U.S. trade deficit totaled $43.5 billion in October, improving for fourth consecutive month. Chart:  St. Louis Federal Reserve


  • S&P Puts 15 Eurozone Countries On Credit Watch NPR
  • European Banks Go Crazy For The Greenback Planet Money
  • European Central Bank Cuts Rates To Match Record Low NPR
  • What The Economist was writing about the world economy in 1931 The Economist


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