Posts filed under “Digital Media”

Oil Glut Driving Prices Lower

From the WSJ comes this graphic on how the gusher of Oil, including shale oil plus competition from fracked natural gas, have been driving prices lower:

 

click for ginormous graphic
Oil Glut
Source: WSJ

 

Better the price drop is dues to excess supply than a drop in demand!

Category: Digital Media, Energy

Hedge Funds Take a Turn onto Madison Avenue

Source: Peppercomm h/t The Reformed Broker

Category: Digital Media, Hedge Funds

Selling The Shale Boom

Hey, why are these companies providing two different sets of numbers — one for investors, the other for the SEC? Seems rather misleading!     Source: Bloomberg

Category: Digital Media, Energy

Map of Top 20 Billionaire Cities

click for full report Source: Wealth-X and UBS Billionaire Census 2014

Category: Digital Media, Wages & Income

Rapidly Changing Social Attitudes

Fascinating comparison of popular acceptance of non-traditional (in some jurisdictions, they were called “Deviant”) marraiges. Note how the slopes of the lines showing legality and popular acceptance have shifted. Not just change, but the rate of change has accelerated. This suggests to me a more progressive attitude on Social Issues. Add Marijuana legalization to the…Read More

Category: Current Affairs, Digital Media, Legal, Psychology

The United States of Oil

Source: Fortune

Category: Digital Media, Economy, Energy

How substituting chicken for beef affects inflation

  I have a few words about inflation and the cowardly Boskin Commission at Marketplace Radio last week:   Source: MarketPlace

Category: Digital Media, Inflation, Media

Biggest Tech IPOs

Source: Forbes

Category: Digital Media, Finance, IPOs, Technology

The Carbon Map

Click for a pretty cool and interactive video infographic. Source: The Guardian

Category: Data Analysis, Digital Media, Energy, Science

Big Gains for the 1 Percent’s 1 Percent

Source: MoJo     Last time we looked at this subject, we noted that There’s Rich, Then There’s the 0.01%. Since then, the disparity between rich and poor, as well as the rich and the really rich have widened further. As the chart above shows, the gap between the bottom 90% (in pink) and the…Read More

Category: Data Analysis, Digital Media, Wages & Income