Hello 2014

Hello 2014

Happy New Year! The year 2013 brought on changes in the economy, healthcare and saw the loss of gifted individuals, including Nelson Mandela and Margaret Thatcher.

  1. Obamacare Upheld: Supreme Court Rules In Favor of Health Care Legislation
  2. There was a war waged by conservative groups to outlaw the Affordable Healthcare Act aka Obamacare that resulted in the act being brought before the supreme court.  The supreme court ruled in favor of Obamacare.
  3. There were major disasters, such as Typhoon Hainan, but also great humanitarian efforts were made that showed people are also compassionate.
  4. Typhoon Hainan 2013 Philippines- 10.000 Feared Dead (Farsi)
  5. On the good side of 2013, unemployment went down in many states.
  6. The housing market improved. Bank lending increased and the construction market grew, resulting in more jobs and a boost in the economy.
  7. Besides a boom in the construction industry, Wall Street closed with its best year in some time in 2013.
  8. The stock market had a record year. And the economic forecast for 2014 is filled with more good news.
  9. Great things are expected in 2014, continuing the growth emanating from 2013.  Let's expect and hope for a banner year in the economy, housing, auto, construction and healthcare as we enter 2014.

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