The chart below (via WSJ) shows the influx of shoppers since Nov. 30 in the 14 states running their own health exchanges.
On Wednesday, the Commerce Department announced good news for the construction industry: there were 1,091,000 new residential construction projects begun in November, a 22.7% increase, or the biggest one-month jump since 1990.
The chart below highlights the increase in housing starts, which are notably at its highest level since 2008.
Source: TIME (Business & Money)
Tonight, Florida State’s QB Jameis Winston, or “Famous Jameis,” is expected to win the 2013 Heisman Trophy as he is the overwhelming favorite among the six Heisman finalists, a list that includes last year’s Heisman winner Johnny Manziel. Even as a proud Florida Gators fan, I must say that Winston is an incredible talent that oozes confidence on the field.
Let’s take a look at how Winston stacks up against the last two Heisman winners. As you can see below, Winston certainly has the stats to win college football’s most prestigious award for a player.
Source: ESPN SportsCenter
If you want to take a closer look at all of the finalists’ credentials, check out this post from USA Today.
Every year, Josh Brown (author of The Reformed Broker blog) puts out a collection of “Investment Fads and Themes” dating back to 1996. This year’s updated guide is posted below. Enjoy!
To read Josh’s full commentary, head over to his blog here.