Posts filed under “Digital Media”

Grim Parallels


Central Banks Are Creatures of Financial Crises
WSJ, JANUARY 27, 2009

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, 2009,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,1,0,0,0,0,0.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

Category: Digital Media, Economy, Taxes and Policy

Bank Lending Drops

> Source: Lending Drops at Big U.S. Banks DAVID ENRICH WSJ, JANUARY 26, 2009

Category: Credit, Digital Media

Space Walk

Truly awesome photo: > via How the Common Man Sees It

Category: Digital Media, Science

Calpers Bad Bets

via WSJ > Source: Risky, Ill-Timed Land Deals Hit Calpers MICHAEL CORKERY, CRAIG KARMIN, RHONDA L. RUNDLE and JOANN S. LUBLIN WSJ, DECEMBER 17, 2008

Category: Digital Media, Investing, Real Estate, Really, really bad calls

4 Crashes: 1929, 1962, 1987 and 2008:

Nice comparison via Bob Bronson of 1929, 1962, 1987, and 2008: >

Category: Digital Media, Markets, Psychology, Trading

FDIC Seized Banks

The Daily Deal brings us this updated, short list of seized banks (with Friday’s 2 additions): Below is the full list of bank’s seized by the FDIC since July 2008: Bank Name Closing Date Bank of Clark County, Vancouver, WA January 16, 2009 National Bank of Commerce, Berkeley, IL January 16, 2009 Sanderson State Bank,…Read More

Category: Bailouts, Credit, Digital Media

Chart Selection

Amusing flow chart telling you which chart to use: via Flow Chart

Category: Digital Media, Technology

Bank Index Chart

The KBW Bank Index, via Chart of the Day: > > For some perspective into the all-important banking sector, today’s chart presents the current trend of the KBW Bank Index. As today’s chart illustrates, banking stocks were trading within the confines of an upward sloping trend channel from mid-2005 into early 2007. Then the impact…Read More

Category: Credit, Digital Media, Technical Analysis