Posts filed under “Data Analysis”

A Reliable Contrarian Indicator


Source: Bank of America, Merrill Lynch

Category: Data Analysis, Markets

Global Deaths in Conflict Since the Year 1400

Source: Our World In Data

Category: Data Analysis

Profile of the Millennial Homeowner

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Category: Data Analysis, Real Estate

Shifting the Goalposts in Seattle Minimum Wage Debate

@TBPInvictus here It’s been a few months since the first increase in the Seattle minimum wage (see here for the schedule of bump ups). Even before the initial April 1 rise, we were treated to a chorus of conservative voices claiming that the restaurant business in Seattle was doomed. The nexus for many of the claims was…Read More

Category: Current Affairs, Data Analysis, Employment, Financial Press, Really, really bad calls, Wages & Income

IRS Income Data on US Households

Source: Bloomberg

Category: Data Analysis, Economy, Wages & Income

Looking for for Volatility in All the Wrong Places

Where has all the stock market volatility gone? U.S. equities have been surprisingly quite the past three years. There hasn’t been a one-day change of 2 percent or more in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index since December, Bloomberg News reported. Data compiled by Bloomberg and Deutsche Bank AG note that this is the longest such streak…Read More

Category: Data Analysis, Fixed Income/Interest Rates, Markets, Trading

HNWI Populations Statistics

Regarding yesterday’s column on what the very rich are doing, here are some more interesting graphics:     ~~~

Category: Data Analysis, Investing

Red State, Blue State: Kansas & Washington

@TBPInvictus here. We have interesting experiments going on in the state of Kansas and the city of Seattle. Herewith a brief update on both. Thanks to the following Tweet, I was made aware of the fact that – as you can see – the state of Kansas, under Sam Brownback’s awesome tax cuts, recorded the…Read More

Category: Bad Math, Cognitive Foibles, Current Affairs, Data Analysis, Really, really bad calls

Housing Market Takes Wandering Path to Recovery

For reasons I have yet to fully appreciate, there is a lot of confusion about the state of residential real estate in the U.S. Simply by looking at some of the data we can clear up a lot of the muddle. The short explanation is that housing, along with the rest of the economy, has…Read More

Category: Cycles, Data Analysis, Real Estate

Housing Bubble Watch

Fascinating data set and discussion via Trulia   Source: Trulia

Category: Data Analysis, Digital Media, Real Estate