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

Remember AMD?

Neither do I. I am embarrassed to say, that as a tech geek, I really haven't paid any attention to AMD. Apparently I am not alone. The stock is collapsing big time and entering the $5 threshold where many pension and institutional funds will no longer be allowed to hold it. Clearly Intel has won ...

The Rise of the Incomes: Rich Vs Poor

The Economist published this great chart showing how household income has risen over the past 40 plus years: Some interesting points from the Economist: From the richest to the poorest, inflation-adjusted incomes were lower in 2010 than they were a decade ago Stagnation in income is a relatively new phenomenon for the rich, but not for the rest. ...

Pondering Of The Day…

Each month the US Treasury publishes the  Monthly Treasury Statement monthly receipts/outlays. Included in this report is what the government takes in each month from taxes. Looking at the tax receipts of individuals shows us an interesting trend - people are paying more taxes. Not because taxes are up, but because they are making more ...