Post holiday tidings
Well the holiday season’s over, the New Year leftovers are almost finished, the Christmas wrapping are all but gone and our embarassing New Year photos are all over facebook. And let’s not forget that our wallet is probably empty; as is our bank account. Santa’s maxed out all his credit cards to make sure all the good little boys and girls get exactly what they deserve.
But seriously, the holiday season was a good way to see the economy pick up a bit because of pre-holiday spending and post holiday health care costs (tell the truth, at least someone at your party ate a bit too much and had to be taken care of). But if truth be told it’s only a spike in what’s a downheading spiral. Here’s an American centric view. And here’s a non biased infographic. What’s your take? Was the holiday season just a bump?