Category Archives: Charts

The U.S. By Best Selling Music

The map [below] shows the best selling singer, musical artist or band from each of the 50 US states. While many expected names make the list such as Elvis, Prince, Madonna, etc. there are quite a few surprises.  – Brilliant … Continue reading

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Hot To Detect A Lie

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COTD: Working Hours To Buy iPhone

The World Economic Forum reports, How many hours must you work to buy a new iPhone? It varies dramatically around the world, reflecting disparities in productivity and purchasing power. According to a 2015 report by UBS that aims to measure … Continue reading

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Chart/Tweet of the Day: GDP as % World GDP

Hat tip Ian Bremmer, (click here if chart is not observable)  

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Chart Gazing

We take a look of some of the more interesting charts in the various assets, indicies, and commodities we cover. Apple Probably the most talked about death cross in ages.  Apple’s 50-day moved through its 200-day moving average last week … Continue reading

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Shanghai Ugly

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All Is Ugly

x/ bonds and the U.S. dollar. Tough to find a chart with an uptrend.  The Brazilian BOVESPA and Hang Seng broke their 200-day moving averages today. Commodities are very ugly especially given China’s monetary moves over the weekend, which, generally, … Continue reading

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Chart of the Day: Modified Crowding Out

Modified “crowding out.”   The government shall be funded! (click here if chart is not observable)

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Sell in May?

We don’t know. What we do know:   1)  May has bad seasonals as illustrated in the chart by our good friends at the Chart Store;  2)  Apple, the leader of 2012, is trading like dog dirt after the huge pop … Continue reading

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Apple’s Wild Ride

It’s been a while since we’ve weighed in on Apple.  Well, at least a few weeks since our March 30th post as we wondered out loud if the stock needed to fill its March 14th gap open at $568. The … Continue reading

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