WSJ Guide to the 50 Economic Indicators That Really Matter From Big Macs to Zombie Banks, the Indicators Smart Investors Watch to Beat the Market

ISBN-10: 0062001388

ISBN-13: 9780062001382

Edition: 2011

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The Wall Street Journal Guide to the 50 Economic Indicators that Really Matter is a must-have guide for investors. Dow Jones columnist Simon Constable and respected financial historian Robert E. Wright offer valuable tips and insight to help investors forecast and exploit sea changes in the global macroeconomic climate. Unlike other investment handbooks, Constable and Wright's guide explores the not widely known economic indicators that the smartest investors watch closely in order to beat the stock market-from #x1C;Big Macs#x1D; to #x1C;Zombie Banks.#x1D; Not only valuable and informative, The Wall Street Journal Guide to the 50 Economic Indicators that Really Matter is also wonderfully irreverent and endlessly entertaining, making it the most fun to read investors' guide on the market.
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List price: $15.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 5/3/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Consumption (C)
Automobile Sales
Chain Store Sales
Consumer Sentiment
Existing Home Sales
Underemployment or Slack
Investment (I)
Book-to-Bill Ratio
Copper Price
Durable Goods Orders
Housing Permits and Starts
Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization
Institute for Supply Management (ISM) Manufacturing Survey
Institute for Supply Management (ISM) Non-Manufacturing Survey
JoC-ECRI Industrial Price Index
London Metal Exchange Inventories
Personal Savings Rate
Unit Labor Costs
Government (G)
Federal Government Budget Deficits and the National Debt
Net Exports (NX)
Baltic Dry Index
Big Mac Index
Current Account Deficit
Oil Inventories
Tankan Survey
TIC Data
Multiple Components
Beige Book
Crack Spread
Credit Availability Oscillator
Federal Funds Rate
Fertility Rates
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per Capita
M2 Money Supply
New Home Sales
Philadelphia Fed: The Aruoba-Diebold-Scotti Business Conditions Index
Philadelphia Fed: Business Outlook Survey
Real Interest Rates
Short Interest
Russell 2000
Weekly Leading Index
Yield Curve
Inflation, Fear, and Uncertainty
GDP Deflator
Gold Price
Misery Index
Producer Price Index
Retail Investment Activity
Credit Spreads: The Risk Structure of Interest Rates
Ted Spread
Texas �Zombie Bank� Ratio
TIPS Spread
CBOE Volatility Index (VIX)
Conclusion: Putting It All Together
Appendix: Useful Economic Indicators Websites
Selected Bibliography
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