Posts filed under “Digital Media”

Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan

Homeowner Afford Ability and Stability Plan Fact Sheet

Help for homeowners
Wednesday, February 18th, 2009 at 9:36 am

Category: Bailouts, Digital Media, Markets

Japan: No Longer a Miracle

Japan, the postwar economic miracle, is on a fundamental slide. Fifteen years ago, it ranked fourth in the world in terms of gross domestic product per person, but now it has slipped to 20th. > > Source: For Japan, a Long, Slow Slide Blaine Harden Washington Post, February 3, 2008; Page A17

Category: Digital Media, Economy


Interesting site that allows you to check on just about anything in the stimulus plan. You can search by keyword, federal program or by state. Note: This appears to be a wish list, not the actual bill. Check out your state and your town; Find projects by state or territory in these categories: 1. Community…Read More

Category: Bailouts, Digital Media, Economy, Politics

Total Bailout Tab

Beyond the $700 billion bailout known as TARP, which has been used to prop up banks and car companies, the government has created an array of other programs to provide support to the struggling financial system. Through Feb. 10, the government has made commitments of nearly $8.8 trillion and spent $2 trillion. Here is an…Read More

Category: Bailouts, Digital Media

Billion Dollar Bailout Club

More fun with charts: via QQQ Trader

Category: Bailouts, Credit, Digital Media

New York City’s Unemployment

Bad combo: NYC faces “skyrocketing unemployment rate and the highest deficit in almost three decades,” mnaking this one of the most painful recession Gotham has seen in a long long time: > via NYT > Source: Economists’ Forecast: Chance of Change 100% DAVID W. CHEN NYT, February 15, 2009

Category: Digital Media, Employment

Iraq and Afghanistan 2008

Via NYT > Source: A Year in Iraq and Afghanistan ADRIANA LINS de ALBUQUERQUE, ALICIA CHENG AND SARAH GEPHART NYT, February 14, 2009

Category: Digital Media, War/Defense

Credit Crunch Macro Conclusions

Source: behavioural Global Tactical Asset Allocation (bGTAA) by Damien Cleusix January 15th, 2009

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Digital Media, Markets, Psychology

A Breakdown of Bank Losses

> Source: Ailing Banks May Require More Aid to Keep Solvent STEVE LOHR NYT, February 12, 2009

Category: Bailouts, Corporate Management, Credit, Digital Media

Struggling to Save

> Source: To Spend or to Save? Trick Question DAVID LEONHARDT NYT, February 10, 2009

Category: Digital Media, Economy