"We risk becoming the best informed society that has ever died of ignorance"
- Rubén Blades

"You can't make up anything anymore. The world itself is a satire. All you're doing is recording it"
- Art Buchwald

"It's getting exciting now, two and one-half. Think of everything we've accomplished, man. Out these windows, we will view the collapse of financial history. One step closer to economic equilibrium"
- Tyler Durden

"It is your corrupt we claim. It is your evil that will be sought by us. With every breath, we shall hunt them down."
- Boondock Saints

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Collage of Charts

US Gov't Debt and US GDP

Real US Interest Rates (10 Year CMT Minus YoY Change in CPI-U Index)

The Conference Board Help Wanted Online

The US Unemployment Situation (Unemployment Level in Thousands of Persons Per Period)

Total Sector Output (Business, Non-financial Corporation, and Manufacturing Sectors)

Commercial Bank Time Deposits (in Billions of Dollars)

Federal Reserve Discount Window (average weekly borrowings)
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Federal Reserve Mortgage Back Security Holdings (Total MBS on Left Axis)
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Selected Money Market Mutual Fund Assets (Trillions of Dollars)