The Week in Review from Valeo Financial Advisors (October 4, 2013)
October 4, 2013    Disclosures    POSTED IN  InvestmentsEconomy

US Economy 

  • Inflation: Transportation and Education Lead the Way Since the End of the Recession Four Years Ago Valeo Financial Advisors
  • Jobless claims increased by 1,000 jobs to 308,000, with the service sector cooling off in September as firms took on fewer new workers Reuters
  • New home sales, initial jobless claims, nonfarm payrolls, and unemployment rate indicators were not released this week due to the U.S. government shutdown.

World Economy

  • Japan is attempting to escape deflation, while additional stimulus measures and tax increases are being implemented  to control the country’s growing debt problem Reuters

Market Update

  • U.S stocks posted modest gains this week, despite the government shut down The Wall Street Journal
  • The U.S. Federal Reserve has been hampered by a data shortage as the central bank’s next meeting is in October and talks of continuing QE are not out of the question Bloomberg News


  • What are the 6 debt- showdown alternatives Congress and the White House can use? Bloomberg News
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