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Boom or gloom? Take your pick!

Doom or gloom? Depends on what information one is considering at the moment. CFNAI, retail sales, housing starts and federal deficit charts show a decidedly mixed picture. See for yourself here.

In case you're wondering how much it cost to underwrite this magnificent recovery we are currently enjoying, you will want to see our chart of the federal Surplus/Deficit going all the way back to 1895. (That's not a typo - 1895!)

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