Web Trend Map 2007 Version 2.0

Way cool: The 200 most successful websites on the web, ordered by category, proximity, success, popularity and perspective: 

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Category: Digital Media, Web/Tech

Media Appearance: CNBC’s Morning Call (09/11/07)

Category: Media

Employment Population Ratio & Recessions

Directly on point with our last post on NILFs and the labor participation rate, David points us to this delicious econ-wonk chart (below). It shows the relationship between a declining Employment Population Ratio, and subsequent recessions: Fascinating chart — thanks for the pointer, Dave, and thanks Adam for the chart! > Source: EM-Ratio — What,…Read More

Category: Data Analysis, Economy, Employment

4.6% Unemployment is actually 5.5%

Because of the office move (broadband gets hooked up today tomorrow), I have been a few days behind in tearing apart major releases. Yesterday, we gave the business to last week’s Back-to-School sales data, which was weaker than it appeared. We previously noted the many different ways BLS measures and reports unemployment (A Closer Look…Read More

Category: Data Analysis, Economy, Employment, Psychology

Cablevision = Spammers

Category: Corporate Management, Web/Tech

There was an old lady . . .

Category: Psychology, Real Estate

What happened to Google Blog Search?

Category: Digital Media, Web/Tech, Weblogs

NINJA Loan

Category: Credit, Federal Reserve, Real Estate

Back-to-School Sales: *Weaker Than They Appear

Category: Consumer Spending, Data Analysis, Psychology, Retail

September Linkfest Week-in-Preview

Category: Financial Press