Projected U.S. Health Care Costs

Projected U.S. Health Care Costs Over the next 10 years, the federal government is expected to spend $16 trillion on health care and $6 trillion on interest costs. Image: Deutsche Bank Global Research

Total Annual Health Care Spending Per U.S. Family

Total Annual Health Care Spending Per U.S. Family Headlines say there’s no inflation, but U.S. health care costs have skyrocketed. The annual health care cost for U.S. families is $23,000 vs. $10,000 in 2003. Image: Deutsche Bank Global Research

Health Care: Uninsured Rate

Health Care: Uninsured Rate Chart showing that the uninsured rate was down until the last year. Image: Deutsche Bank Global Research

U.S. Health Care Costs

U.S. Health Care Costs U.S. health care costs have skyrocketed and are higher than in any other country Image: Deutsche Bank Global Research

Why Are U.S. Banks Healthier Than Ever?

Why Are U.S. Banks Healthier Than Ever? U.S. banks are much stronger than ever. They have more capital and should withstand the next recession. See Fed’s annual stress test (Dodd-Frank Act Stress Tests): “The capital levels of the firms after the hypothetical severe global recession are higher than the actual capital levels of large banks…

U.S. Labor Market

U.S. Labor Market Chart suggesting that the U.S. labor market is still strong and healthy. Image: NBF Economics and Strategy

NFIB Small Business Optimism Index

NFIB Small Business Optimism Index The Small Business Optimism Index is driving economic growth. It is a good indicator of the health of small businesses in the U.S.. Image: Ned Davis Research

Why Trade Tensions Are Not Driving the U.S. Stock Market?​

Why Trade Tensions Are Not Driving the U.S. Stock Market? Because many Unicorns are going public in the United States this year. Secondly, U.S. banks are healthier than ever and liquidity conditions are quite good in the U.S.. So all in all, that’s far more important than trade tensions. Image: Bloomberg