Friday, January 23, 2009

Interesting Picks

The week in pictures from Econompicdata.

Economists in the movies and supply curves in one of this year's Oscar contenders.

Best 25 finance blogs

A roundup of some recent books on the crisis- I have read the first two and hope to review them here soon-, and some econ. book recommendations from Tim Hartford as well as up and coming from the Enlightened Economist.

Tyler Cowen summarizes his alternative (to stimulus) recommendations. His coblogger Alex Tabarrok does the same.

FT Alphaville on how contango affects oil ETFs.

I am not into this technical stuff, but for the interested: 6 ways to identify a trend day in the stock market.

EM outflows, again.

Looking at sovereign ratings as type I and type II errors.

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