Posts filed under “Digital Media”
Markets & Investing
The chase for higher yield continues
— Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) July 23, 2014
Contrarian investing at its finest
the more people say you can't buy bonds, the higher bond prices go. it's kind of awesome
— J.C. Parets (@allstarcharts) July 21, 2014
Uh-Oh – that’s a bad sign
— Bloomberg News (@BloombergNews) July 21, 2014
RIP Alan “Ace” Greenberg (1918-2014)
— Joseph Weisenthal (@TheStalwart) July 25, 2014
Applications for Jobless Benefits hit 8 Year Low
— MarketWatch (@MarketWatch) July 24, 2014
Household Savings Rates
Change in household savings rate since 2007 across developed countries: pic.twitter.com/Opml3fvBCx
— Cardiff Garcia (@CardiffGarcia) July 23, 2014
What’s this about a Living Wage?
— Robert Went (@went1955) July 25, 2014
Turn Upside if Bearish
— Downtown Josh Brown (@ReformedBroker) July 23, 2014
Policy & Politics
Best definition I’ve seen yet:
Macroprudential Regulation: stuff someone else should have done to deal with the problems caused by the monetary policy stance I support.
— Benn Steil (@BennSteil) July 23, 2014
Its too darn hot!
— Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) July 22, 2014
Lots of US States Voting on Weed This Year
Here are the states that will vote on marijuana this year: http://t.co/2YHZjpsfhk
— Vox (@voxdotcom) July 23, 2014
— ian bremmer (@ianbremmer) July 25, 2014
Amazing photo and factoid
— Observing Space (@ObservingSpace) July 20, 2014
Queen Photo-bombs some kids
— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) July 24, 2014
That’s more than I would have guessed
— BI: Finance (@clusterstock) July 22, 2014
Cinderella Story, a former groundskeeper, about to win the masters championship
— AFI (@AmericanFilm) July 25, 2014
Category: Digital Media
Home sales, at least in the U.S., seem to be rising. Existing home sales in June increased to 5.04 million annualized. That number may be affected by the weather, as June sales most likely come from contracts signed after the depths of winter.
To find out if this is a global improvement, we can take a look at the International Monetary Fund’s Global House Price Index. Its data and lovely infographics give us a few interesting things to digest. (You can also use the BIS data or OECD statistics).
The first chart shows the annual percentage change in housing prices. The U.S. is 10th, and housing prices in the country are still far below (35 percent, or so) their 2006 peak.
Our weekly Tweet round up: Markets/Investing H2w0w Holy smokes #muniland. 100 year water bond for DC $300M at 4.81% Aa2/AA+/AA (9) ht @ClimateBonds #GreenBond http://t.co/LJe9eIDldl — Cate Long (@cate_long) July 15, 2014 New England is Gassy 50%+ of New England’s fuel is generated by natural gas, and it needs more: http://t.co/uUGngn5DW1 @nytimes pic.twitter.com/YrCsoUPCGj — ProPublica (@ProPublica)…Read More
Category: Digital Media
This is an absolutely fascinating — hypnotic even — depiction of what the daily metrics of a New York City Taxi looks like, overlaid on top of a map. You can track passengers, distance traveled, revenue, even tips. Bravo! I wish we could make the data from our business (Financial planning/asset management) look this compelling!…Read More