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The Capital Commerce Debate

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On April 11, 2007 @ 10:30 am In Economy,Employment,Real Estate,Wages & Income | Comments Disabled

Capitalcommerce [1]

Over at US News & World Report, I am engaged in a debate on the state of the Economy with none other than Don Luskin [2]. It will run this entire week, with fresh posts and rebuttals each evening.

Round 1 is here: The Bullish versus Bearish Economic View [3]

Round 2 can be found here: Don’t Worry–Be Happy vs Worry a Lot–Housing Will Hurt the Economy [4]

In the second round, the links to the charts were having problems — you can see the two I used below.

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MEW, Net Extraction
and Percentage of Disposable Personal Income

(1991 to present)
Mew [5]

Graphs courtesy
of Calculated Risk

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GDP Growth (MEW, w/o MEW):

Gdp_wo_mew [6]

Graphs courtesy
of Calculated Risk


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[1] Image: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/photos/uncategorized/2007/04/11/capitalcommerce.jpg

[2] Don Luskin: http://www.poorandstupid.com/

[3] The Bullish versus Bearish Economic View: http://www.usnews.com/usnews/biztech/capitalcommerce/070409/the_capital_commerce_debate_ro.htm

[4] Don’t Worry–Be Happy vs Worry a Lot–Housing Will Hurt the Economy: http://www.usnews.com/usnews/biztech/capitalcommerce/070410/the_capcom_debate_round_2.htm

[5] Image: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/photos/uncategorized/2007/04/10/mew.png

[6] Image: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/photos/uncategorized/2007/04/10/gdp_wo_mew.png

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