The WSJ Guide to the 50 Economic Indicators That Really Matter

The WSJ Guide to the 50 Economic Indicators That Really Matter

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An entertaining, must-have guide to the indicators most investors aren't followinga€”but should be! To make the best possible investment decisions, savvy investors know that they should pay close attention to economic indicators. But while most are looking at conventional barometers like unemployment rates and housing starts, the smartest investors are following the often ignored, sometimes curious, but always interesting indicators that offer a true sense of where the economy is and where it's going. They provide the vital information needed to beat the market. In The Wall Street Journal Guide to the 50 Economic Indicators That Really Matter, Simon Constable and Robert E. Wright offer investors powerful new tools to guide them through the markets. Whether it's the VIX index (which tracks the level of anxiety among investors) or the Vixen index (which tracks the number of attractive waitresses in your hometown), this essential guide includes in-depth analyses of 50 valuable economic indicators, as well as what to watch for, what to do when movement happens, and the risk level involved in taking action. This must-have guide entertains and enlightens while offering essential advice on navigating the global economic climate.What it all means is that when the big car companies like Ford Motor, Toyota, General Motors, Chrysler, Honda, and Hyundai are ... A new car that costs thirty thousand dollars (not an unreasonable price at the time of writing in 2010) would be a large chunk of ... As shown in the accompanying chart, sales of new autos slowed before the ... One of the keys with automobile sales is to focus on sales and leases of new cars because, in the end, they drive the other parts of the economy.

Title:The WSJ Guide to the 50 Economic Indicators That Really Matter
Author:Simon Constable, Robert E. Wright
Publisher:Harper Collins - 2011-05-03


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