Posts filed under “Finance”

How Has This Rally Been Different?

This morning’s comments (download file) were completed before the new Jobless Claims came out; We plan on addressing that issue soon, perhaps as early as on Monday.

There are very specific factors worth noting that make this modern era economic recovery somewhat different than prior scenarios. We discussed this extensively in the “New Productivity Paradox.”

Also, here’s the updated & complete spreadsheet, comparing the present rally to the prior four: Download Excel file

Random Items

Dissertation Could Be Security Threat

BLAIR’S TOP SPIN DOCTOR FIGHTS THE BBC

Majority in US believes Bush ‘stretched truth’ about Iraq: poll

The final irony

Quote of the Day: “It is not so difficult a task to plant new truths, as to root out old errors; for there is this paradox in men, they run after that which is new, but are prejudiced in favor of that which is old.”
-Charles Caleb Colton, 1780 – 1832.

Category: Finance

“Not-So-Hidden Agenda”

Category: Finance, War/Defense

Yet another Enron whoops!

Category: Finance

Rally Comparison

Category: Finance

Anatomy of a Rally

Category: Film, Finance

Deep Impact?

Category: Finance

Impatience at the Federal Reserve

Category: Finance

The Sure Thing

Category: Film, Finance

The New “Productivity Paradox”

Category: Finance

Last Man Standing

Category: Film, Finance