Monday, 30 March 2015

A few interesting other graphics today...

A few interesting other graphics today...

Not the most healthy US housing market development over recent years...


...which makes you wonder about other global housing markets given the pricing shifts (in real terms) below over the last year.  Certainly not good for ex housing real consumption levels...

Debt of course is generally going up...but it may surprise you where it has seen the greatest increase versus GDP over the last seven or so years: 

I don't think the above includes the monetary base of the central banks though...


Talking about biases this is an interesting graphic showing the extent of populations (shown as one colour) equivalent to that of London.  The southern pull towards Europe for the UK is very clear...


But this indicator suggests the UK's superior economic performance over the last few years versus the euro zone is likely to continue: 


(taken from the Weekend FT's letter page).


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