Econo-junk fix

What are you doing here?

Its Thanksgiving Day!

Shouldn’t you be downstairs with your families?

Man, what kind of a data junkie are you?

I know what you need — you want the good stuff, don’t you?

OK, I got your fix of econo-junk right here.


Yield Curve Inversion and Real Interest Rates



Oh, thats the ticket. . . . Hmmmm.

Here’s another hit:

Money Supply Measures:



How’s that baby? Does that scratch your itch?

Hmmm, good, isn’t?

Enjoy the econohigh . . .


Monetary Trends
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Category: Economy, Federal Reserve

Thanksgiving Plan of Attack

Category: Uncategorized

Canary in the Coal Mine

Category: Economy, Psychology, Retail

James Taylor’s Holiday Album

Category: Music

Media Appearance: CNBC’s Morning Call (11/22/06)



This morning, I’ll be on CNBC at 11:00am sharp, discussing the general slowdown in the economy with the lovely Liz Claman.

On today’s agenda:

The Retail sector has had a terrific
run – see the iShares Dow Jones Consumer Goods 2 year chart (IYK) below.

We are looking for a 3-4% increase –
comparable to last year’s holiday gains. 

But this
year, Holiday Retail could end up being the “canary in the coal mine” for the economy
as well as the stock market . . .

Programming note:  Today’s appearance marks the return of The Sweater ®

UPDATE: November 22, 2006 11:33am

No retail, and no Liz  ; (

Oh, well. Carl’s a nice guy anyway.



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Category: Media

917 trading days since down 2% day

Category: Data Analysis, Markets, Trading

Fox to air fake news show (really)

Category: Financial Press, Television

Tivo is now Free

Category: Technology, Television

Media Appearance: Bloomberg TV (11/21/06)

Category: Media

The Return of M3

Category: Data Analysis, Economy, Federal Reserve