Posts filed under “Digital Media”

December Labor Picture Data

via NYT


Jobless Rate Hits 7.2%, a 16-Year High
NYT, January 9, 2009

Category: Digital Media, Employment, Wages & Income

The Chaos Inside a Cancer Cell

via NYT > Source: The Chaos Inside a Cancer Cell NICHOLAS WADE NYT, December 25, 2008 See Also: Why Early Detection Is the Best Way to Beat Cancer Thomas Goetz Wired, 12.22.08

Category: Digital Media, Science

U3 vs. U6 Unemployment Data

I love the way the two data lines on the graph below overlap: via Jake at Econompic > Source: Table A-12. Alternative measures of labor underutilization

Category: Data Analysis, Digital Media, Employment

Holiday 2008 Retail Sales (Not Good)

via NYT > Source: Holiday Sales Were Dismal, Data Shows STEPHANIE ROSENBLOOM NYT, January 8, 2009

Category: Consumer Spending, Digital Media, Retail

Calculating Your Loss Recovery

The NYT has this nice interactive graphic that calculates how long it will take to return to breakeven: > Source: Calculate Your Financial Comeback NYT, January 6, 2009

Category: Digital Media, Investing, Mathematics

Paying for Energy Efficiency

graphic courtesy of NYT > Source: Obscure Fee Pays for Efficient-Energy Projects KEN BELSON NYT, December 28, 2008

Category: Digital Media, Energy

Savings vs Consumption

via WSJ Source: What a Penny Saved Costs SUDEEP REDDY WSJ, JANUARY 6, 2009

Category: Consumer Spending, Digital Media, Economy

Fall of GM

Very Cool via Wall Stats

Category: Bailouts, Corporate Management, Digital Media, Economy

2008 Winners and Losers

Stocks tumbled around the world as the subprime mortgage crisis drove the U.S. into recession and wrecked financial institutions. With credit scarce, some companies sought government loans or were forced into bankruptcy. Few shares performed well. > via Bloomberg

Category: Digital Media, Markets

Foreclosure Crisis Hits Hispanics Hard

Hispanic homeownership increased 47% between 2000 and 2007, fueled by “non-prime” mortgages. > Graphic via WSJ > Source: Foreclosure Crisis Hits Hispanics Hard January 5, 2009

Category: Credit, Digital Media, Real Estate