Posts filed under “Digital Media”

GDP Analysis, Changes in Real GDP

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via Jake at econompic

Category: Data Analysis, Digital Media, Economy

LEI: Uptick Unsustainable

> My fishing pal and eel skinner Martin Barnes writes: The Conference Board’s leading economic indicator (LEI) ticked up in December, but we do not view this as the beginning of a sustained economic recovery. The tick up in the LEI was mainly due to the large positive contribution from real money supply and the…Read More

Category: Data Analysis, Digital Media, Economy

Falling Endowments

> Source: Data Show College Endowments Loss Is Worst Drop Since ’70s KATIE ZEZIMA NYT, January 26, 2009 http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/27/education/27college.html

Category: Digital Media, Investing

Layoffs by State

click for interactive map > Source: Some States’ Jobless Rates Top 10% JEFF BATER WSJ, JANUARY 27, 2009, 5:24 P.M. ET http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123307958229020395.html See also: First Quarter Layoffs: Selection of Job Cuts by Major Companies http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2009/01/08/first-quarter-layoffs-selection-of-job-cuts-by-major-companies/

Category: Digital Media, Economy, Employment

Geography Impacts Energy Views

> Source: Geography Is Dividing Democrats Over Energy JOHN M. BRODER Published: January 26, 2009 http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/27/science/earth/27coal.html

Category: Digital Media, Energy

Tracking Layoffs

> Source: Layoffs Spread to More Sectors of the Economy CATHERINE RAMPELL NYT, January 26, 2009 http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/27/business/economy/27layoffs.html

Category: Digital Media, Economy, Employment, Markets

Grim Parallels

> Source: Central Banks Are Creatures of Financial Crises JUSTIN LAHART WSJ, JANUARY 27, 2009 http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123302236816918321.html

Category: Digital Media, Markets

Case Shiller 10/20 City Index

> Source: Home Price Declines Continue as the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Prices Indices Set New Record Annual Declines New York, January 27, 2009 http://www2.standardandpoors.com/portal/site/sp/en/us/page.topic/indices_csmahp/0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,1,0,0,0,0,0.html

Category: Digital Media, Markets, Real Estate

How the Government Dealt With Past Recessions

Since the Great Depression, presidents have frequently experimented with Keynesian economics to combat recessions. Three economists chronicle the history of government policy during past recessions and explain what worked and what didn’t. > Source: How the Government Dealt With Past Recessions NYT, January 26, 2009 http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2009/01/26/business/economy/20090126-recessions-graphic.html

Category: Digital Media, Economy, Taxes and Policy

Bank Lending Drops

> Source: Lending Drops at Big U.S. Banks DAVID ENRICH WSJ, JANUARY 26, 2009 http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123293041915314113.html

Category: Credit, Digital Media