Posts filed under “Digital Media”

The Origins of ISIS’s Recruits


Source: New York Times

Category: Digital Media, Politics, Really, really bad calls, War/Defense

Whiteout in Finance

Of the many profession that seems to be disproportionately white, I cannot help but note that Finance is amongst the whitest:

 

 

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Category: Corporate Management, Data Analysis, Digital Media, Employment

State-Level Changes in Real GDP, 2005-2013

The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) recently released a trove of data on the individual state economies. You can zoom in on quarterly state-level gross domestic product (GDP) series begins from 2005 through the 2013 at Macroblog of the FRBA. But I thought it might be instructive to see what the map looks like…Read More

Category: Digital Media, Economy

What Happens if the FOMC Gets Too Hawkish?

Source: Deutsche Bank Securities   Torsten Slok, chief international economist for Deutsche Bank AG, warns about the hawks on the Federal Open Market Committee getting too, well, hawkish. The flowchart above shows the different transmission mechanisms of monetary policy. Slok uses it to highlight the widening spread between investment-grade and high-yield junk bonds. If and…Read More

Category: Digital Media, Federal Reserve

Expensive Cities

How Far Your Paycheck Goes, In 356 U.S. Cities Source: NPR via Know More

Category: Digital Media, Real Estate

Global Megacities

Source: Bloomberg

Category: Digital Media, Economy

The Evolution of the Geek

by Column Five Media. Source: Visual.ly

Category: Digital Media

Alibaba: Biggest IPO By Market Value of All Time

Source:WSJ  

Category: Digital Media, Technology

Facebook Valuation Tops $200 Billion

Source: Bloomberg Visual Data

Category: Digital Media, IPOs, Valuation, Web/Tech

The ABCs of ECB’s QE

Source: Bespoke Investment Group     The European Central Bank announced its latest — and belated — program of quantitative easing last week. The ECB made fresh commitments to buy a series of asset-backed securities (ABS), various bonds and expanded its previously announced Long-Term Refinancing Operations (LTROs). The ECB’s brand of quantitative easing is an…Read More

Category: Bailouts, Digital Media, Federal Reserve