Posts filed under “Digital Media”

Layoffs by State

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Some States’ Jobless Rates Top 10%
WSJ, JANUARY 27, 2009, 5:24 P.M. ET

See also:
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

Category: Digital Media, Energy

Tracking Layoffs

> Source: Layoffs Spread to More Sectors of the Economy CATHERINE RAMPELL NYT, January 26, 2009

Category: Digital Media, Economy, Employment, Markets

Grim Parallels

> Source: Central Banks Are Creatures of Financial Crises JUSTIN LAHART 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