Index (economics)
In economics and finance, an index is a statistical measure of changes in a representative group of individual data points. These data may be derived from any number of sources, including company perf...
Inflation: Price Changes 1997 to 2017 - The Big Picture
Source: AEI     I have shown versions of this chart before (see this and this) but the update is worth reviewing given that some people have been blaming inflation generally and rising wages in partic...
Are we in another tech-stock bubble?
The Nasdaq-100 surged to an all-time high this week, sending a chill through investors with vivid memories of the dot-com bust 15 years ago that wiped out trillions of dollars in wealth. Does the rece...
The World's 5 Most Livable Cities
Living conditions around the world are on a steep decline as of late. According to the Economist Intelligence Unit's (EIU) annual livability ranking — which examines the quality of life in 140 cities...
Angry Cops Post Pictures Of Homeless Online
NYPD cops fed up with vagrants making life miserable in the city are taking matters into their own hands — by snapping photos of quality-of-life decline and posting them online. “As you travel about t...
Wage Growth Hits A Record Low
Wage growth just hit a record low. Wages grew by 0.2% in the second quarter, according to the latest employment cost index, released Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This is the smallest quar...
World Happiness Report 2015 Ranks Happiest Countries
Since it was first published in 2012, the World Happiness Report demonstrated that well-being and happiness are critical indicators of a nation's economic and social development, and should be a key a...
The 10 Cities With The Highest Quality Of Life
If you're looking to improve your happiness, you might consider heading to the Midwest. According to new rankings based on a study by Nerdwallet, the top five cities in the U.S. with the best quality ...
London International Vintners Exchange - In Wine Market, a Bubble Still Bursting - The Market Now
Prices for top wines are off 20 percent from their peak. Think that means the bubble's over? Don't count on it. Rarely is the first sharp descent the true end of a bubble.
Quality of life - Hans Rosling's 200 Countries, 200 Years, 4 Minutes - The Joy of Stats - BBC Four
More about this programme: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00wgq0l Hans Rosling's famous lectures combine enormous quantities of public data with a sport's ...
Quality of life - UFOTV: Nothing In this Video is True but It s Exactly How Things Are - Bob Frissell
If conventional explanations of life don't make much sense to you anymore, the ideas in this film just might. Bob Frissell is the author of the classic underground book Nothing in this Book...
Case-Shiller index - Case-Shiller 100-Year Chart
Case–Shiller Home Price Indices are constant-quality house price indices for the United States
Cost-of-living index
A cost-of-living index is a theoretical price index that measures relative cost of living over time or regions. It is an index that measures differences in the price of goods and services, and allows...
Price index
A price index (plural: “price indices” or “price indexes”) is a normalized average (typically a weighted average) of price relatives for a given class of goods or services in a given region, during a ...
Price index - Wikipedia
House price index
A House Price Index (HPI) measures the price changes of residential housing.
The US Federal Housing Finance Agency (formerly Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight a.k.a. OFHEO) publishes...
Stock market index
A stock index or stock market index is a measurement of the value of a section of the stock market. It is computed from the prices of selected stocks (typically a weighted average). It is a tool used ...
Stock market index - Wikipedia
Bond market index
A bond index or bond market index is a method of measuring the value of a section of the bond market. It is computed from the prices of selected bonds (typically a weighted average). It is a tool used...
Bond market index - Wikipedia
Capital Markets Index
The capital markets index (CPMKTS) is an investment tool that tracks the value of traditional investment-grade U.S. capital market securities. CPMKTS is a real-time, market-weighted index. It includes...
Human Development Index
The Human Development Index (HDI) is a composite statistic of life expectancy, education, and income indices used to rank countries into four tiers of human development. It was created by Indian econo...
Human Development Index - Wikipedia
Quality of life
Quality of life (QOL) is the general well-being of individuals and societies. QOL has a wide range of contexts, including the fields of international development, healthcare, politics and employment...
Rogers International Commodity Index
The Rogers International Commodity Index (RICI) is a broad index of commodity futures designed by Jim Rogers in 1996/1997. The first fund tracking the index began on July 31, 1998.The index was desig...
Amex Oil Index
The NYSE Arca Oil Index, previously AMEX Oil Index, ticker symbol XOI, is a price-weighted index of the leading companies involved in the exploration, production, and development of petroleum. It meas...
Carbon footprint
The carbon footprint explained in a nutshellA carbon footprint is historically defined as "the total sets of greenhouse gas emissions caused by an organization, event, product or person."The total ...
Carbon footprint - Wikipedia
Inflation: Price Changes 1997 to 2017 - The Big Picture
Source: AEI     I have shown versions of this chart before (see this and this) but the update is worth reviewing given that some people have been blaming inflation generally and rising wages in partic...
Are we in another tech-stock bubble?
The Nasdaq-100 surged to an all-time high this week, sending a chill through investors with vivid memories of the dot-com bust 15 years ago that wiped out trillions of dollars in wealth. Does the rece...
Dow Jones Global Titans
The Dow Jones Global Titans 50 Index is a float-adjusted index of 50 of the largest (by market capitalization) and best known blue chip companies traded on the New York Stock Exchange, American Stock ...
Happiness economics
The economics of happiness or happiness economics is the quantitative and theoretical study of happiness, positive and negative affect, well-being, quality of life, life satisfaction and related conc...
Happiness economics - Wikipedia