Posts filed under “Data Analysis”

Ted Rall is channelling my wealth discussions!

How’s this for amusing:  Last week, we discussed the nature of What is Wealth?; It was a follow up to our 2004 chat on the subject.

Anyway, while I rarely find myself in total agreement with Rall (he’s much more extreme than a Libertarian such as myself), this hits the nail on the head for us earth dwelling *economists:

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Via Yahoo!


* I’m not really an economist, I just play one on TV.

Category: Data Analysis, Economy

Soft Landing Continues to Fade

Category: Data Analysis, Economy, Real Estate

Real Estate Sales Slump Generating Ugly Press

Category: Consumer Spending, Data Analysis, Economy, Real Estate, Retail

Internal Strength of Market

Category: Data Analysis, Economy, Investing, Markets, Technical Analysis

Breadth and Volume, improving but . . .

Category: Data Analysis, Markets, Trading

What is Wealth, part II

Yesterday’s NYT had an article about wealth that fell into several of the usual traps of this discussion. To his credit, David Leonhardt looked at a few aspects of the question. He did not manage to avoid two of the major traps when it comes to this discussion — the two sided nature of any…Read More

Category: Data Analysis, Economy, Psychology

The Illusory World of Economic Forecasting

Category: Data Analysis, Economy

What’s Really Propping Up The Economy?

Category: Data Analysis, Economy, Employment

Housing by the Numbers

Category: Data Analysis, Economy, Psychology, Real Estate

CPI & the Soft Landing

Category: Commodities, Data Analysis, Economy, Energy