Posts filed under “Economy”

The New Gilded Age


Source: Businessweek

Category: Economy, Taxes and Policy

Discuss: Economic Inequality in the USA

Click for an interactive chart. Source: Chartbook of Economic Inequality

Category: Economy, Wages & Income

World Economy on an Upswing

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Category: Economy, Video

America’s Fall & Rise: January 2005 – January 2014

Source: Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia   Via the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, by way of Business Insider, I decided to see what we could do if that was an animated GIF instead of static charts. The net result shows the month-to-month change from January 2005 – January 2014 of the Philly Fed’s coincident…Read More

Category: Cycles, Digital Media, Economy

Is the Tide Turning Back?

Is the Tide Turning Back? Globalization & Monetary Policy Institute International Economic Update Dallas Fed March 25, 2014       Enlarge Economic activity improved for the world during the second half of 2013 as year-over-year growth ticked up to 3 percent with acceleration in advanced economies. Advanced and emerging economies contributed evenly (Chart 1).[1]…Read More

Category: Economy, Federal Reserve, Think Tank

The Fed and Hyperinflation

“It is after a trend has been reversed that the full effect of the preceding excesses is felt.” -George Soros For the last 5+ years we have seen a massive attempt by global central banks to prop up asset prices. The Federal Reserve has spearheaded the effort, increasing their balance sheet from less than $1…Read More

Category: Economy, Federal Reserve, Inflation, Markets

Category: Cycles, Economy, Think Tank

Withstanding Great Recession Like China

Category: Economy, Think Tank

Category: Economy, Think Tank

When a Bridge Falls

The collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis in 2007 killed 13 people and focused attention on the state of bridges across the nation.


NYT, March 3rd, 2014

Category: Economy, Really, really bad calls, Video