Posts filed under “Data Analysis”

Exactly Where the Candidates’ Cash Came From

Click through to see the individual breakout for each candidate.

Source: Bloomberg

Category: Data Analysis, Politics

Is Dodd-Frank Choking Small Banks & Businesses?

@TBPInvictus here. AEI’s Peter Wallison recently described why America is in the midst of a “slow economic recovery,” which we have been, but not for the reason Mr. Wallison cites. According to Mr. Wallison, “Dodd Frank has burdened small banks – and the businesses that rely on them – much more than large businesses that have access…Read More

Category: Credit, Current Affairs, Data Analysis, Economy, Really, really bad calls

S&P 500 Bear Markets of 20% or More

Source: BofA, Merrill Lynch

Category: Data Analysis, Digital Media, Markets

274 Days, 294 Mass Shootings

Source: Wonkblog

Category: Data Analysis, Politics

Curly Joins Moe & Larry on Seattle Min Wage

@TBPInvictus Moe and Larry on Seattle’s minimum wage are now joined by Curly, a fellow by the name of Mike Patton, whose recent screed on the topic can be found here. To demonstrate the deliterious effects of Seattle’s new law, Patton provides us the following chart: (Let’s disregard the fact that what Patton cites as 3.7%…Read More

Category: Current Affairs, Data Analysis, Economy, Employment, Wages & Income

GDPNow Forecast

Here is what the Atlanta Fed’s GDP model looks like:   Source: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Category: Data Analysis, Economy, Federal Reserve

The Robin Hood Index

Source: Bloomberg

Category: Data Analysis, Economy, Politics

Revisiting Seattle and Its New Minimum Wage

@TBPInvictus In yet another assault on economics, which is already begging for mercy in the wake of his ongoing intellectual dishonesty, Mark Perry recently tweeted the following: Coincidence? Restaurant jobs in WA state ex-Seattle are up +5,600 since Jan. vs. down in Seattle MSA by -100? — Mark J. Perry (@Mark_J_Perry) September 22, 2015…Read More

Category: Current Affairs, Data Analysis, Economy, Employment, Really, really bad calls

Treemap of Volatility by 1-year Periods

This is a statistics chart of all of the volatility for the year… In yellow on the lower right we see it for the past 52-weeks (through June 21, 2015). We can visually see of the past 7 years, the last 3 have been equally and quite subdued. Only 29% of all volatility in the…Read More

Category: Data Analysis, Markets

World Giving Index 2014

Source: @Amazing_Maps h/t @kavango

Category: Data Analysis