Posts filed under “Consumer Spending”

Why Citi Bike is too popular for its own good


Source: Know More

Category: Consumer Spending, Markets

What’s In a Logo?

Source: Visually

Category: Consumer Spending, Derivatives, Research

Mobile Usage Trends, Illustrated

Source: The Reformed Broker

Category: Consumer Spending, Digital Media, Technology

Global Gross Gambling Winnings = $440 Billion in 2013

Source: Economist

Category: Bad Math, Consumer Spending

Economic Indicators Dashboard

Click for an interactive graphic. Source: Russell Investments

Category: Consumer Spending, Credit, Economy, Employment, Fixed Income/Interest Rates, Markets

Discounts, Luxury Sales, and the Consumer (JCP, BBY et. al.)

It has been a confusing few weeks for followers of the retail sector. A mix of disappointing earnings (See Best Buy, J.C. Penny’s and Sears) along with pockets of luxury strength plus strongly trending auto sales has created a jumble. Let’s see if we can make some sense of the entire mess. Let’s start with…Read More

Category: Consumer Spending, Data Analysis, Retail

Better times for the music industry

Source: Economist

Category: Consumer Spending, Digital Media, Music

How We Spend

Giant BBRG visualization that walks you though the important retail sales data:   Click for interactive graphic slideshow. Source: Bloomberg   Nice job, Matt!

Category: Consumer Spending, Digital Media

Just How Big Is Walmart?

Source: MotherJones  

Category: Consumer Spending, Economy, Markets

Holiday Gift Ideas: Traders, Investors and Analysts!

It’s that the time of the year when you probably want to pick up a bauble or two for your favorite trader, fund manager or analyst. Sure, I may make fun of Shopmas and our mad consumerist society, but every now and again, I like to remind those folks who have been nice that their…Read More

Category: Consumer Spending, Weekend