Source: Ritholtz Archive:

A bit of data cherry picking, perhaps (announced job cuts?). Related article. (via Barry Ritholtz)

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Powerful summary from the Harvard Business Review (hardcopy apparently) via The Big Picture.

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Projected 2018 change in US employment levels by sector. A questionable analysis at best. nobody has a clue. (via The Big Picture)

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Visuwords: An interactive visual representation of the relationships between words. (via The Big Picture)

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Job growth, GDP and household net worth all did poorly. Related Washington Post article. (via The Big Picture).

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The index adds together a country’s budget deficit, as a percentage of gross domestic product, and its unemployment rate.

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(via The Big Picture)

Who are the winners and losers? (via The Big Picture)

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All new and depressing ways of looking at unemployment statistics, from Ritzholtz/The Big Picture.

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How the composition of the Fed’s balance sheet has changed over time. I would like to have seen the past two years blown up in detail. (via Ritzholtz).

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From Ritholtz. more of a timeline quiz than a chart.

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1. Tulip Mania
2. South Sea /Mississippi Company Bubbles
3. Railway Mania
4. Florida Speculative Building Mania
5. Roaring 1920s/1929
6. Poseidon Bubble
7. Gold
8. Japanese Asset Bubble
9. Dot Com/Tech/Telecoms
10. Global Real Estate/Credit Bubble
11. China/Shanghai Index Stock Bubble
12. Commodity Bubble
13. Oil Bubble
14. Leverage/Derivative/Financial Bubble


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