I was exploring the Slope Economic Database (which you can learn about here) and landed on some old data plots from England (yes, this is what I actually consider fun on the weekend). I thought I’d share a few of the charts here, since they’re pretty fascinating. As always, click on any chart to see a much bigger version. The description for each one is at the top of the chart.(more…)
Slope of Hope Blog Posts
Slope initially began as a blog, so this is where most of the website’s content resides. Here we have tens of thousands of posts dating back over a decade. These are listed in reverse chronological order. Click on any category icon below to see posts tagged with that particular subject, or click on a word in the category cloud on the right side of the screen for more specific choices.
One look at the chart from December 26th to present tells the story. Up, up, up, day after day. In all these months, there were two – – count ’em, two – – decent down days. Besides that, it’s been a ceaseless bullgasm.(more…)