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Report – GRX Quarter 3 2010

In La Bourse on October 1, 2010 at 3:21 AM

The Georgia Real Estate Index (GRX) is an economer-original index composed of 3 publicly-traded companies headquartered in Georgia: Beazer Homes USA, Inc., Cousins Properties, Inc. and Post Properties, Inc. Together the companies construct a market capitalization-weighted approximation of the Georgia real estate market. Read the previous article — GRX — for an explanation of the index. With third quarter results in, here is the fourth inspection inside the Georgia Real Estate Index.
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Report – GRX Quarter 2 2010

In La Bourse on July 2, 2010 at 1:24 AM

The Georgia Real Estate Index (GRX) is an economer-original index composed of 3 publicly-traded companies headquartered in Georgia: Beazer Homes USA, Inc., Cousins Properties, Inc. and Post Properties, Inc. Together the companies construct a market capitalization-weighted approximation of the Georgia real estate market. Read the previous article — GRX — for an explanation of the index. With second quarter results in, here is another inspection underneath the hood of the Georgia Real Estate Index.
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Report – GRX Quarter 1 2010

In La Bourse on April 1, 2010 at 9:10 PM

The Georgia Real Estate Index (GRX) is an economer-original index composed of 3 publicly-traded companies headquartered in The Peach State: Beazer Homes USA, Inc., Cousins Properties, Inc. and Post Properties, Inc. Together the companies construct a market capitalization-weighted approximation of the Georgia real estate heart beat for Georgia as patient. Read the previous article — GRX — for an explanation of the index. Never minding the details, first quarter results are indeed in, so here is an inspection underneath the hood of the Georgia Real Estate Index.
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GRX

In La Bourse on January 14, 2010 at 1:29 AM

Introducing the Georgia Real Estate Index (GRX)!

Inside this GRX index, you’ll catch a one-stop snapshot of Georgia publicly-traded real estate firms via a 3-component market capitalization-weighted series, constructed from underlying institutions: Beazer Homes USA, Inc., Cousins Properties, Inc. and Post Properties, Inc., with information dating back from 2000:Q1 S.E.C. filings and stock market closing prices.
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RE: Why Money Matters III

In La Bourse on November 28, 2009 at 8:45 PM

Possibly the final comparison in the Milton Friedman-influenced series: here is the third glance at three business cycles compared across three macro variables.

Cycles are all U.S. origin: the Great Depression with cycle peak of July 1929, the Dot-Com Recession with cycle peak of September 2000 and the Sub-Prime Recession with cycle peak of December 2007. Read the rest of this entry »

RE: Why Money Matters II

In La Bourse on October 28, 2009 at 11:49 PM

In all, three business cycles are compared here across three variables. Cycles are all U.S. origin: the Great Depression, the Dot-Com Recession and the current Sub-Prime Recession. Variables are M2 money supply, Industrial Production and S&P stock price index. Data is monthly, sourced through September 2009.
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La Bourse & Le Mandelbrot

In La Bourse on September 24, 2009 at 9:44 PM

An interesting image discovery here from yesterday.

La Bourse, meaning the exchange in French, is likely a new term to American ears. In the above graphics, juxtaposed are two images of a bourse approximated: (1) an intra-day image of prices for the U.S. stock market, and (2) an inter-day image of the same variable, i.e., the ^DJI.
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RE: Why Money Matters

In La Bourse on September 16, 2009 at 1:31 PM

The following article is based on a current working paper entitled “An Application of Milton Friedman’s “Why Money Matters” to U.S. Recession 2007:Q4.”

Representing monetary economics, Milton Friedman, the American economist now deceased, published his final article on the subject in the Wall Street Journal on November 17, 2006.  The article, entitled “Why Money Matters”, portrays monetary policy at work in affecting three prominent business cycles: the Great Depression of the U.S. 1920s and 1930s; the Lost Decade of the Japan 1980s and 1990s; and the Dot-Com Bubble of the U.S. 1990s and 2000s. 
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