Posts filed under “Data Analysis”

Where Would Winter Temperatures Place Your City in the US?

Source: AccuWeather

Category: Data Analysis, Digital Media, Science

74 Months to Employment Recovery (and counting)

click for larger graphic Source: NYT   Floyd Norris discusses an upcoming milestone: A full recovery in employment to numerical (but not percentage) employment in the US: “This seems likely to be the month when a new high is finally reached, ending a period that featured the largest drop in employment and the slowest recovery…Read More

Category: Data Analysis, Employment

Machine Learning and Big Data

Source: Robot Economics

Source: Robot Economics

Category: Data Analysis, Technology, Video

Income Distribution Like You Have Never Seen It

click for larger chart Source: Visualizing Economics   When it comes to the top 0.01 percent of earners, it is extremely challenging to describe the differences in terms of income. Words often fail to convey the massive range. Fortunately for us, Catherine Mulbrandon of Visualizing Economics has put together a simple chart that shows just…Read More

Category: Data Analysis, Digital Media, Wages & Income

Category: Credit, Data Analysis, Economy, Think Tank

Where Time Comes From

The time that ends up on your smartphone—and that synchronizes GPS, military operations, financial transactions, and internet communications—originates in a set of atomic clocks on the grounds of the U.S. Naval Observatory. Dr. Demetrios Matsakis, Chief Scientist for USNO’s Time Services, gives a tour.

Category: Data Analysis, Science, Weekend

Longest and Strongest Bull Markets

~~~     A pair of informative tables via Bespoke shows prior bull markets in terms of their length and strength. The bull market which followed the 1987 crash is the grand winner of all markets, lasting an incredible  4494 calendar days and rising 582%. Thats nearly double the 1949-56 rally, its next closest in…Read More

Category: Data Analysis, Markets

Riskalyze: Portfolio Risk Analysis

Very cool embeddable tool for the RIA community: Riskalyze    

Category: Data Analysis, Investing

Comparing Recoveries: Real GDP

Source: Crestmont Research   Ed Easterling, president of Crestmont Holdings LLC, created the chart above comparing various economic recoveries. He selected those that followed similar annual declines in real gross domestic product. As the chart shows, the present economic recovery is the most sluggish we have seen. Continues here  

Category: Data Analysis, Economy

A Mis-Leading Labor Market Indicator

A Mis-Leading Labor Market Indicator Samuel Kapon and Joseph Tracy Liberty Street Economics, February 03, 2014     The unemployment rate is a popular measure of the condition of the labor market. With the Great Recession, the unemployment rate increased from a low of 4.4 percent in March 2007 to a peak of 10.0 percent in October 2009….Read More

Category: Data Analysis, Employment, Think Tank