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Credit managers slowly gaining confidence in economy

It’s the lack of media attention or ongoing public focus regarding the U.S. Treasury debt.

National debt on back burner?


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U.S. cumulative wealth reaches all-time high

Big bucks.

In comprehending a nation’s total value, it must be understood that it encompasses the totality of tangible household values comprising America’s population of 320 million.


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Higher interest rates could weaken housing starts

Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac rebound.

In the wake of four postrecession years, it is obvious that the long love affair with homeowning as the key asset of America’s middle class is over.


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U.S. sees narrower budget gaps and stronger banks

U.S. banks are getting stronger.

CBO predicts narrower budget gaps


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Acknowledge your mistakes and learn from them

Value of remembering the past.

Create the proper launching pad for the big successes that await you.


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Global inflation or deflation?

Tax offsets for individuals, small businesses.

After 25 years of this high interest rate reversal, goods prices dropped precipitously.


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Infrastructure investment could increase this sector

Nonbuilding construction surprise.

It’s becoming increasingly apparent the residential sector is in a strong comeback mode.


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2014: Off to a running start

Construction, manufacturing jobs on the rise.

Two simultaneous revelations right after the first of the year have magnified our predictions of industrial manufacturing and construction expansion, as the first quarter of 2014 gets off and running.


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Industrial construction to rise

Trend continues of renting or leasing homes.

In analyzing the 2014 industrial construction take-off quarter, we consulted industrial components expert Steve Letko regarding the geographical regions’ growth and the intensity of the product components comprising anticipated overall end-use growth.


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The success of your business is in your control

New year, same focus.

Go on. Flip over the calendar. Look at that! You’ve made it to 2014. Some of you are celebrating this past year with a bottle of bubbly, a victory lap around the shop and a hearty pat on the back (and maybe year-end bonuses) for your team. Others of you may still be saying: “Whew! Thank goodness that year is over. This year will be different. I know we can succeed.


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