Greta little information graphic on the make up of OPEC from mintlife
I have seen a few pieces online in recent weeks predicting the end of the world as we know it because of soaring commodity prices. Some such as Jeremy Grantham one of the founders and Chief Strategist of Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo (GMO) is predicting a paradigm shift in commodity prices. To quote the opening…Details
This is from Chart of the Day who occasionally produce some interesting charts – although most of the time they are obscure things such as measuring GDP in gherkins The chart below is the long term inflation adjusted median price of US housing. Not only did housing prices increase at a rapid rate from 1991…Details
I enjoy capitalism and capitalism via trading because it gives you almost immediate feedback as to your success or failure – there is no need to wait a round to see how things went. The one thing that does give me a chronic case of the squirts is corporate welfare, we have already had the…Details
If I am reading this correctly, what they are saying is that forecasting is a waste of time. Perhaps they should have consulted the extensive work of Philip Tetlock before going to the trouble.
I have mentioned before the lack of data regarding real estate which is one of the reasons why it is hard to take any short term pronouncement about real estate seriously. There simply isnt enough quality data to make these sorts of judgments and this situation would obviously be of benefit to land rats since…Details