Some interesting podcasts with Tom Keene via Bloomberg on the Economy:
Shilling Sees Consumers Spend Less as Home Prices Fall Feb. 27 (Bloomberg) – Gary Shilling, president of A. Gary Shilling &
Co., spoke from Springfield, New Jersey,
about a report today showing U.S. consumer confidence fell to the lowest level
in five years, the outlook for spending and the economy.
Levy Says U.S. Inflation to Decline as Spending SlowsFeb. 26 (Bloomberg) – Mickey Levy, chief economist at Bank of America,
spoke in New York about the turmoil in
credit markets, the U.S. economic outlook and Federal Reserve Governor
Frederic Mishkin’s speech at East Carolina University in Greenville, North
Wieting Says Citigroup Sees About 1% U.S. Growth in 2008
Feb. 22 (Bloomberg) – Steven Wieting, managing director of economic and
market analysis at Citigroup Global Markets, spoke from New York about the U.S. financial markets and economy, the
impact of inflation on economic performance and the outlook for U.S. corporate
Susan Wachter Calls U.S. Housing Decline `Unprecedented’
Feb. 21 (Bloomberg) – Susan Wachter, a professor at the University of
Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, spoke from
Philadelphia about the U.S. subprime mortgage crisis and outlook for the
Gross of Pimco Sees `Developing Bargains’ in Loan Market
Feb. 20 (Bloomberg) – Bill Gross, managing director of Pacific
Investment Management Co., talks about the U.S. bond and debt markets, Federal Reserve
monetary policy and inflation and the outlook for the financial industry.
Grasher Says MBIA, Ambac Driven by Mortgage `Hysteria’
Feb. 20 (Bloomberg) – Michael Grasher, an analyst at Piper Jaffray &
Co., spoke from Chicago about the outlook
for bond insurers including MBIA Inc. and Ambac Financial Group Inc., the
potential for industry regulation and the impact of bond ratings on
McKelvey Says Goldman Expects `Sluggish’ U.S. Growth
Feb. 15 (Bloomberg) – Ed McKelvey, senior U.S. economist at Goldman
Sachs Group Inc., spoke from New York
about the outlook for the U.S. economy through 2009, the country’s trade and
budget deficit and the impact of fiscal and monetary stimulus on growth.
Harris, Economist, Says Fed May Cut Funds Rate to 1%
Feb. 14 (Bloomberg) – Ethan Harris, chief U.S. economist at Lehman
Brothers Holdings Inc., spoke yesterday about his
forecast for U.S. growth, the performance of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S.
Bernanke and the outlook for monetary policy. Harris was ranked as the top
forecaster in a Wall Street Journal survey for his analysis of the impact of
the housing slump and the outlook for inflation.
Eisenbeis Says Concerns of U.S. Recession `Overblown’
Feb. 14 (Bloomberg) – Robert Eisenbeis, former head of research at the
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and chief monetary economist at Cumberland
Advisors Inc., spoke from Atlanta about
economic forecasting, Federal Reserve monetary policy and the U.S. economy and
Most of the stuff I get from the PR departments of media are pure shite, but this was one of the better pages . . .
I have been totally loving this little book by Jessica Hagy called Indexed:
With a few deft lines, she manages to communicate a whole lot more information then you would imagine possible, in quite an amusing and witty way.
Some of her stuff comes dangerously close to chart porn.
I posted a few more examples after the jump.
Great stuff . . .
My pal Nouriel Roubini, of NYU and RGE talks with Bloomberg about the outlook for a U.S. recession and the housing market.
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Roubini Says U.S. Recession May Last Up to Six Quarters
Bloomberg, February 26 2008
This is hysterical: