Source: NYT Archive:

Floyd Norris presents some interesting data indicating that it was the least expensive homes whose prices went up the most, and are now falling the fastest.  Barry Ritholtz sees this as more proof that the bubble was in credit – not housing.

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I always like these crisis-rebased comparison charts. (via)

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The NYT presents you with a number of options for cutting the deficit and displays the cumulative effect in 2015 and 2030. (related article on project methodology)

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As of today you can tack on another half trillion.

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As usual, the best graphical analysis comes from the New York Times. Click through this map to understand the big shifts in the clearest possible way.

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Interactive map of forecasts from the NYT’s FiveThirtyEight blog, covering all the races. (via Ritholtz)

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The Supreme Court’s ruling on contributions last year is having a strong impact on how money is flowing into elections this year – but  it’s not the only reason spending has doubled since 2006. Related article.

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A summary of the infamous Troubled Asset Relief Program. (via)

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A typically cool graphic from the NYT showing the births, deaths, assimilations, and growth of airlines since the 1970s.

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A very nice analysis from the New York Times – as usual. (via)

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Napkins are not where you would expect to find good financial advice, but when they come from the New York Times they are worth reading (and each is linked to a related blog post).

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Two cool analyses (even if you don’t care about baseball) of how Mariano Rivera and Stephen Strasbourg pitch. You have to wonder what kinds of similar work team scouts do behind the scenes.

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