Mapping The Blogosphere

How cool is this depiction of link analysis ?  Yes, I know its circa 2006 — but its still pretty neat.

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Sources:
Welcome To The Blogosphere
Discovery Magazine, May 2007:
http://discovermagazine.com/2007/may/map-welcome-to-the-blogosphere

Data Mining: Mapping The Blogosphere
http://datamining.typepad.com/gallery/blog-map-gallery.html

Interactive Map of the Blogosphere
http://datamining.typepad.com/data_mining/2006/07/interactive_map.html

Category: Digital Media, Web/Tech, Weblogs

Price Increases, or Margin Squeezes?

Category: Consumer Spending, Economy, Inflation

What Does Consumer Sentiment Mean In Terms of Recession

Category: Economy, Psychology

Crude Oil = $129

Category: Energy

Producer Price Index April 2008 = 0.2%, 0.4% Core

Category: Commodities, Data Analysis, Energy, Inflation

What Do the Leading Economic Indicators Reveal?

Yesterday, we saw the release of the Leading Economic Indicators (LEI). It was the second consecutive month of a slight rise in the index. I have not been a fan of the outfit behind LEIs — the Conference Board — as they have, in a very BLS-like manner, continually modified the leading indicators in a…Read More

Category: Data Analysis, Economy

Buffett Sees ‘Plenty’ of European Acquisition Targets

Huge, nearly an hour long Buffett video, via Bloomberg:

click for  l o n g  video
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Billionaire Warren Buffett speaks at a news conference in Frankfurt at the start of a four-city European tour about his investment strategy and plans to add European companies to the portfolio of his investment and holding company Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Eitan Wertheimer, president of Israel’s Iscar Metalworking Cos., also speaks.

See also:  Buffett’s Shopping Trip to Europe Draws a Crowd

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Source:
Buffett Sees ‘Plenty’ of European Acquisition Targets: Video
Bloomberg, May 19 2008

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=newsarchive&sid=a1JKvEK68ZUU

Category: M&A, Valuation, Video

Researchers Wanted

Category: Taxes and Policy

USA National Gas Temperature Map

Category: Consumer Spending, Energy

S&P500 Profits Ex 3 Oil Cos = Awful

Category: Earnings, Energy, Valuation