Projects Underway

Been working on several writing projects (no, not a book), some of which get announced today.

Watch this spot today for an announcement!

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A)  Cult of the Bear, Part I is fully loaded; Look for part II on Monday

B) WSJ Econoblog is live: Reasons to Pout?
Its a more casual, conversational back and forth about the economy and markets.

Category: Weblogs

House for Sale (Delivery Not Included)

Category: Real Estate

McCulley on MEW

Category: Economy, Real Estate

WSJ: 2005 Markets Scorecard

Its not just the NYT that has a great graphics department — the WSJ has put out their fair share of terrific charts (as this blog has long since demonstrated).

Here’s the WSJ Market Scorecard for 2005:   

"U.S. stocks took a backseat in 2005. Big gains in oil and gold drove commodities prices to a second-straight banner year, while the Fed’s faithful campaign to raise interest rates made bond yields the talk of Wall Street. Here is a scorecard for major financial-market indicators:"

The graphs are actually too wide for my layout, so they require a 2nd click . . .

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Category: Markets

GOOG: Be More Impressed with Cap than Share Price

Category: Markets

Fed Minutes

Category: Federal Reserve, Fixed Income/Interest Rates, Inflation

2005: A Bumpy Year

Category: Economy, Financial Press, Markets

Margin Debt Hits 5-Year High

Category: Investing, Markets, Psychology

A World of (mostly) Flattening Yield Curves

Category: Economy, Federal Reserve, Fixed Income/Interest Rates, Inflation

Wal-Mart’s Worst Xmas in Five Years

Category: Retail