Posts filed under “Economy”

Comparing Recoveries: Real GDP

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Source: Crestmont Research


Ed Easterling, president of Crestmont Holdings LLC, created the chart above comparing various economic recoveries. He selected those that followed similar annual declines in real gross domestic product.

As the chart shows, the present economic recovery is the most sluggish we have seen.

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Category: Data Analysis, Economy

Category: Bailouts, Economy, Employment, Think Tank

Tale of Entire RE Market via 6 Houses

Source: NY Times

Category: Economy, Real Estate

Sovereign Debt Stresses

Source: JP Morgan

Category: Economy

Potential Growth in Emerging Asia

Category: Economy, Think Tank

Kiron Sarkar Week in Review (1.25.14)

Overview Markets declined sharply towards the end of the week. Emerging markets were hit, in particular, which comes as no surprise to me – I have been bearish for quite a while. Traders blamed the declines in emerging markets to the weaker Chinese PMI data and the situation in Argentina. Quite frankly, I’m surprised that…Read More

Category: Economy, Investing, Think Tank

Economic Indicators Dashboard

Click for an interactive graphic. Source: Russell Investments

Category: Consumer Spending, Credit, Economy, Employment, Fixed Income/Interest Rates, Markets

Wealthometer: How Does Your Houshold Wealth Compare?

Click for an interactive calculator. Source: Wealthometer   Income inequality has been all over the news this year. Political fights about raising the minimum wage are in the near future. A related, but just as fascinating, issue is how wealth is distributed. Click through on the calculator above, and you can see where your families…Read More

Category: Economy, Research, Taxes and Policy, Wages & Income

The Role of Total Hours Worked in Japan’s (Lack of) GDP Growth

Category: Economy, Think Tank, Wages & Income

The Productivity Paradox: Is Technology Failing or Fueling Growth?

Category: Economy, Think Tank