Posts filed under “Economy”

Investment in the Euro Area: Why Has It Been Weak?

Category: Bailouts, Economy, Think Tank

John Oliver on Infrastructure

America’s crumbling infrastructure: It’s not a sexy problem, but it is a scary one.

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Category: Economy, Humor, Really, really bad calls, Taxes and Policy, Video

How Millennials Will Change the Economy

Click for an interactive graphic. Source: Goldman Sachs

Category: Digital Media, Economy

WEF: Global Risks 2015

Source: World Economic Forum

Category: Economy, Think Tank

The Global Trade Slowdown: Cyclical or Structural?

Category: Economy, Think Tank

Grexit is harder than you think

Source: DFL: The House View

Category: Economy, Politics

What do falling oil prices mean for the U.S. in the short and long term Barry Ritholtz Washington Post, February 14 2015       Since early 2014, the price of oil has plummeted. It peaked last year at $105 a barrel and is now about $50.The consumption and production of energy is a major…Read More

Category: Apprenticed Investor, Economy, Energy

Apple vs. Exxon

Source: Bianco Research

Category: Economy

Emerging-Market Stocks = Cheap

Emerging-Stock Bargain Seen in Commodity Users: Chart of the Day By David Wilson, Bloomberg   The CHART OF THE DAY illustrates how Emerging-market stocks are becoming cheap enough relative to U.S. shares. Jack Ablin, chief investment officer at BMO Private Bank compared the price-to-sales ratios for the MSCI Emerging Markets Index, which tracks shares of companies…Read More

Category: Economy, Markets, Technical Analysis, Valuation

More Dumb Economic Conspiracy Nonsense

Friday’s jobs numbers were big, and the revisions below the surface were huge. Yet even before the release, the birther/vaxxer/flat-earther crowd had warned us about phony numbers. As public policy, this kind conspiracy thinking can cause the deaths of infants and the elderly. At least in markets, it merely loses you money. In December, I wrote: Today’s column is about stupidity. Perhaps…Read More

Category: Data Analysis, Economy, Employment, Really, really bad calls