Posts filed under “Research”

What’s In a Logo?

Source: Visually

Category: Consumer Spending, Derivatives, Research

Dozens of Planes Have Vanished in Post-WWII Era

From Bloomberg Visual Data: Some 83 aircraft have been declared “missing” since 1948, according to data compiled by the Aviation Safety Network. The list includes planes capable of carrying more than 14 passengers and where no trace — bodies or debris — has ever been found. Source: Bloomberg Visual Data

Category: Digital Media, Research

The Worst Bear Market in History

The Worst Bear Market in History Bryan Taylor, Ph.D., Chief Economist, Global Financial Data Global Financial Data, March 14, 2014     Which country has the dubious distinction of suffering the worst bear market in history? To answer this question, we ignore countries where the government closed down the stock exchange, leaving investors with nothing,…Read More

Category: Markets, Research, Think Tank

Separated at Birth: Howard & Ringo

I am watching the Beatles Grammy show (on DVR) when it dawns on me that I was out drinking with Ringo Starr recently. I am trying to recall how I ended up getting s#$%faced with a Beatle, when it dawns on me that it wasn’t Ringo at all, but Howard!     Is it just…Read More

Category: Humor, Music, Research

Vaccine-Preventable Outbreaks

Category: Really, really bad calls, Research, Science

By John Robertson and Ellyn Terry A recent Wall Street Journal blog post caught our attention. In particular, the following claim: It’s not size that matters—at least when it comes to job creation. The age of the company is a bigger factor. This observation is something we have also been thinking a lot about over…Read More

Category: Employment, Research, Think Tank

Fed Laughter and Housing Prices

Source: Elliot-today     Earlier this week, we discussed the amount of laughter in FOMC meetings as a sign that the Fed was not fully cognizant of the coming financial storm. Today’s chart adds another component to this, overlaying Fed laughs with Case Shiller residential real estate price index, via Elliot-today. Perhaps the best way…Read More

Category: Federal Reserve, Real Estate, Research

Economic Indicators Dashboard

Source: Russell Investments

Category: Economy, Investing, Markets, Research

Source: The Fix

Category: Research

Living With Extreme Weather

click for full size interactive site Source: Bloomberg Visual Data

Category: Digital Media, Research, Science