Posts filed under “Digital Media”

Holiday 2008 Retail Sales (Not Good)

via NYT

Holiday Sales Were Dismal, Data Shows
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

1937 Bugatti 57S Atalante

Found in a garage: 1937 Bugatti 57S Atalante, one of 17 in existence. Value: $4.3 million or more. > Sources: Rare Bugatti Found in British Garage RICHARD S. CHANG Wheels, January 2, 2009, 12:16 PM Rare 1937 Bugatti Supercar Found in English Garage ASSOCIATED PRESS, January 2, 2009

Category: Digital Media, Valuation

Tarp Money

via SF Gate > Source: GMAC eases lending policy to boost sales Bree Fowler Associated Press December 31, 2008

Category: Bailouts, Credit, Digital Media

S&P500 Performance, Volatility in 2008

via NYT > Source: Markets Limp Into 2009 After a Bruising Year VIKAS BAJAJ NYT, December 31, 2008

Category: Digital Media, Markets, Technical Analysis, Trading