Greater San Diego Business Association
The S&P 500 stock index closed at its calendar year high during the month of December in 15 of the past 30 years, i.e., 1983-2012. The index’s high close for 2013 (so far) of 1,805 was achieved last Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, its first close ever above 1,800 (source: BTN Research).
Posted on November 26, 2013 at 7:47am
The United States has added 6.15 million jobs since Dec. 31, 2009, equal to 72% of the 8.57 million jobs that were lostduring the 2007-2009 recession (source: Department of Labor, BTN Research).
Posted on September 11, 2013 at 10:24am
An estimated 9,200 Americans will turn 65 years oldeach day this year (2013). An estimated 11,400 Americans will turn 65 years old each day by the year 2029 (source: Government Accountability Office, BTN Research).
Posted on September 5, 2013 at 7:00pm
China and Japan each own more than $1 trillion of U.S. treasury debt. No other country in the world owns more than $250 billion of U.S. treasury debt (source: Treasury Department, BTN Research).
Posted on August 29, 2013 at 8:13am