The Week in Review from Valeo Financial Advisors (May 18, 2012)
May 18, 2012    Disclosures    POSTED IN  Markets

Financial Planning

  • Social Security Board of Trustees: Projected Trust Fund Exhaustion – Three Years Sooner Than Last Year Valeo Financial Advisors


U.S. Economy

  • Retail Sales Slow; Consumer Prices Flat NPR
  • Capacity utilization rises to 79.2 percent, the highest level in four years Chart: St. Louis Federal Reserve

U.S. Dollar

  • Where Dollar Bills Come From, and the declining use of cash and checks Planet Money
  • With 11 straight up days in a row, the Dollar index is tied for its longest winning streak ever. Bespoke


  • The German economy is “responsible for 65% of the region’s growth in output on average since 2007” The Economist
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