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The Ferret vs The US Economy: Our Monthly Economic Report

To keep our clients’ businesses healthy, happy, and one step ahead of their competition, we’re always looking for indicators to show us where the US economy is headed. Depending on what the future holds, we might recommend increasing sales initiatives, adjusting cash on hand, increasing or decreasing debt, or other strategies to weather tough times […]

What About the Good News?

Several months ago, a client asked me how I stay so positive about things. We all see, hear, and read way too much negative news every day. That is what sells unfortunately. But I believe strongly in human creativity. So I just went back three years in the new items I compile and send out (they […]

Aggregate US Corporate Financial Performance (1996 – 2007)

The U.S. aggregate corporate financial performance looks at the 5.5 million plus active corporations (C and S corporations) that the IRS keeps track of for business statistics on the IRS website. The years covered are from 1996 to 2007. The financial data is primarily accrual basis. Less than 20% of the revenue weighted numbers of […]

Finances for Aggregate US Corporations Analyzed

In the analysis of the aggregate U.S. corporate financial performance some interesting and sometimes startling issues can be seen via the graphical representation. Starting with the revenues of the aggregate companies I divide them through research by the amount that comes from publicly traded companies and the amount coming from private companies. This can be […]