Stock Market Invinciple

The Onion’s amusing take on the markets (a sign of the times):


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If ever there were a reflection of the present sentiment, this is it.

Category: Psychology

October Surprise: No Bottom in Housing

Category: Economy, Markets, Real Estate

Media praise for The Big Picture

Category: Financial Press, Weblogs

Evolution vs Science

Category: Television

A Closer Look at New Home Sales Data

Yesterday’s increase in New Home Sales caught some economists by surprise. I look at those sorts of numbers suspiciously. Any time I want some insight into any particular datapoint, I find it instructive to go to the actual government source’s website, and simply click around. If you do this with a skeptical eye, you may…Read More

Category: Data Analysis, Economy, Real Estate

Blog Spotlight: Business Pundit.

Category: Blog Spotlight

Backdating Options Scorecard

Here’s a nice free feature courtesy of the online WSJ.com:  They posted an updated look at more than 120 companies that have come under scrutiny for past stock-option grants. Note: This list contains companies that have disclosed government probes, misdated options, restatements and/or executive departures. Some companies that have undertaken or disclosed internal probes but…Read More

Category: Corporate Management, Earnings, Options

Category: Investing, Markets, Psychology, Real Estate

Blogger’s Take: Earnings, Revenue & Guidance

Category: Blog Spotlight

Two-horned bull?

Category: Investing, Markets, Technical Analysis