Feb. 28, 2020 All the signs of a perfect storm for a recession are coming together. The stock market has fallen 3,000+ points this week and is now in "correction" territory--Wall Street's softer term for the crap is hitting the fan. A significant stock market decline is usually an advance indicator of an impending recession,…Read more
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Feb. 5, 2020 New Report finds that drug and alcohol addiction rehab in the United States is big business — worth $42 billion this year. There are now 15,000+ private treatment facilities and growing. The combination of increased insurance coverage under the ACA and Medicaid, coupled with the opioid epidemic, is fueling demand for treatment.…Read more
Dec. 30, 2019 Based on 3rd quarter 2019 guidance by each company, it's looking like the top four weight loss companies will post a collective 3.6% sales increase for 2019 versus 2018, with revenues of $3.21 billion ($3.10 bill. in 2018). Adding in all the other smaller commercial franchises and chains, this segment of the…Read more
Dec. 28, 2019 Many economists are now talking about the U.S. economy entering a recession in 2020, following a longer than usual recovery of 10 years. Recessions are a normal part of the business cycle in a capitalist country. Some are mild and some, like the Great Recession of 2008-2009, are severe, caused by unusual…Read more
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