All posts tagged "chart"

  • Jobs Are Still Not There

    Calculated Risk’s chart of job losses in percentage terms shows the ugly depth of this recession. An adjusted line factoring out census hiring is included. Marshall Brain previously predicted this sort of weakness in the labor market...

    • Posted August 8, 2010
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  • Growth in Nominal Spending Has Crashed

    Professor David Beckworth’s blog has a very interesting chart on the trend of nominal spending growth since 1960. It shows strongly growing spending until the early 1980’s, followed by a moderation until around 2007, and now a...

    • Posted November 6, 2009
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  • The Mean Reverting Tendency of the Stock Market

    The stock market has a tendency to have positive years after big down years as shown in the chart below (11 out of 15 anyway): Source: http://www.tradersnarrative.com/how-i-learned-to-love-mean-reversion-stopped-worrying-about-the-bear-market-3110.html ***

    • Posted October 13, 2009
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  • Scary Employment Chart Graphically Depicts the Depth of Predicament

    Calculated Risk has posted a chart of job losses encountered during all of the post WWII recessions. The chart indicates the current recession is dire for workers and there is no sign in the employment data that...

    • Posted October 5, 2009
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  • 60 Years of GDP Declines Shows How Serious This Is

    Calculated Risk recently posted a chart which indicates how serious the current decline in economic activity is and how far away we are from the technical definition of a depression. Click on chart for larger image in...

    • Posted May 5, 2009
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  • 12 Year Lows are an Extremely Rare Occurrence

    Barry Ritholtz at The Big Picture has posted a chart from JP Morgan that shows how rare 12 year lows have been in the U. S. stock market. In fact it has only occurred twice before now;...

    • Posted March 7, 2009
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  • Bearish Sentiment as Measured by AAII is Highest Since 1990

    David Templeton at “Disciplined Approach to Investing” has reported that investor sentiment is the most bearish since 1990 at 70.27%. Click on graph for larger image: It appears we will be seeing lots of new precedents set...

    • Posted March 6, 2009
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  • Jesse Felder Points Out the Relative Strength Index at 25 Year Low

    Jesse Felder has posted an interesting chart indicating the market is at its most oversold condition in 25 years which has bullish implications. Source: http://mybackpagesbyjessefelder.blogspot.com/2009/02/what-opportunity-looks-like.html ***

    • Posted February 23, 2009
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