Posts filed under “Digital Media”

Executive Pay & Perks

Nice pair of tables from the NYT:


In Curbing Pay, Obama Seeks to Alter Corporate Culture
NYT, February 4, 2009

Scrutiny of Bankers’ Perks Will Grow, Too
NYT, February 4, 2009

Category: Data Analysis, Digital Media, Wages & Income

Madoff 13,500 Client List

The following is the Madoff client list — released by the bankruptcy court — 160 pages, 13,500 clients. Madoff Client List Publish at Scribd or explore others: Court Filings Business & Legal madoff customers

Category: Digital Media, Legal

January Car Sales

> Sources: Auto Sales Start 2009 at an Abysmal Pace NICK BUNKLEY NYT, February 3, 2009 Detroit Reels as Auto Sales Skid JOHN D. STOLL and ALEX P. KELLOGG WSJ, FEBRUARY 4, 2009, 6:02 A.M. ET

Category: Consumer Spending, Digital Media, Economy

Comparison of Bad Bank Structures

We noted the “Goldman” plan yesterday. Here’s an interesting chart from page 5 of that proposal:

Category: Bailouts, Digital Media

Worst January Ever

> Source: Stock Markets Post Their Worst January Ever JACK HEALY NYT, February 2, 2009

Category: Digital Media, Markets, Trading

Cell Phone Spending Passes Residential Phone Services

I find this data point from the BLS rather intriguing: In 2001, the ratio of spending on residential phone services to spending on cellular phone services was greater than 3 to 1. In 2007, cellular phone expenditures accounted for 55 percent of total telephone expenditures compared to 43 percent for residential phone expenditures. Data from…Read More

Category: Digital Media, Markets, Technology

ISM Manufacturing for January Bounces Off Lows

Peter Boockvar writes: The Jan ISM mfr’g # surprised to the upside at 35.6 vs forecasts of 32.5 and is up from a revised 32.9 in Dec which was the lowest since 1980. New Orders were a main contributor as it rose 10 pts from its extremely depressed reading of 23.1 in Dec. Backlogs also…Read More

Category: Digital Media, Economy

Pessimism in the Corner Office

via NYT > Source: A Rise in Pessimism in the Corner Office FLOYD NORRIS NYT, January 30, 2009

Category: Corporate Management, Digital Media, Markets, Psychology

Samtron Imperius

Category: Digital Media, Humor

Historical Chart Of Initial Public Offerings

Trader’s Narrative writes: I know that the IPO market activity is a contrarian indicator for the stock market but this is ridiculous! The present public issuance market is the worst we’ve seen since the vicious bear market of the 1970’s. The last IPO to grace us was Grand Canyon Education (LOPE) back in November 20th,…Read More

Category: Digital Media, Trading