So many data releases focus (correctly) on percentage changes m-to-m or y-to-y; but once in a while it’s useful to look at the actual numbers. Below is the S&P, Employment, Foreclosures, and Bankruptcies.
Lots of talk last week about Wall Street still paying huge bonuses. Related article.
To be fair, 2009 values are analyst “estimates”. Related article.
Summary of EU and US reforms. The related article is a very good read on the subject.
A good chart of US bubbles. The print version (p.A8, 6/18/09) had much better aesthetics. but the data are the same. Related article.
A table summarizing the oversight reforms proposed on Wednesday. Related Washpost article.
Dshort’s June update of one of my favorite charts (inflation adjusted bullish version). Makes me wonder if we’re just going to re-inflate the bubble without any real correction.
Interactive table of top 500 companies in the world (and for US/EU/UK/Japan) by market cap. You can sort any column, filter by sector, and drill down each company to see stats and historical rankings.
Interactive map displays the performance of all the major global equity markets for today, or versus a selection of time periods (5days/10days/1month/etc up to a year). You can also click on any exchange to drill down to more information.
[Note: There is no direct link to the map (silly java), you have to click on the "Market Macromap" window on this page]
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