Category Archive for "Cool Charts" | John Rothe | Portfolio Manager, Quant, Tech Geek, And Sometime Superhero To My Kids

Chart Of The Day: Treasury Bonds

via: Chart of the Day For some perspective on all-important long-term interest rates, today's chart illustrates the 26-year trend of the 10-year Treasury bond yield (thick blue line). Ongoing concerns over Europe in addition to a struggling global economy have encouraged investors to move a portion of their investment dollars to the relative safety of the US. ...

Chart Of The Day: Jobs

From Chart of the Day: Today's chart provides some perspective in regards to the US job market. Note how the number of jobs steadily increased from 1961 to 2001 (top chart). During the last economic recovery (i.e. the end of 2001 to the end of 2007), job growth was unable to get back up to its ...