160 inches so far and 15 inches over the last 48 hours. Snow conditions are great in Steamboat Springs. If your coming to Steamboat Springs for the holidays, you’re in for a treat. The coverage of snow for this time of year is amazing.

The S & P rose to near 2 year record number today. And some good numbers coming from Nike showing a 22% profit rise. Adobe had good profits causing their stock to inch up 6%.

The Census Bureau reported Tuesday that the population of the United States grew 9.7%, to 308.7 million people over the past decade — the slowest rate of growth since the Great Depression. But given our economy hasn’t been this sluggish since the Great Depression the slowing is not a huge surprise.

Most things were up today. But interest rates dropped a bit today. They climbed to 5% over the last week but dropped a tad bit today to 4.9%. It appears we’ll be around this mark for a while.

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