Weekly Highlights 30 December 2011

This table accompanies the weekly review article at Global Economic Intersection. This week the article is “2012 Predictions: Just a Dice Roll“.

Weekly Economic Release Scorecard:

November Pending Home Sales: Continues to indicate expansion of real estate
December Conference Board Consumer Confidence: Up strongly, still recessionary
October Case-Shiller: Home price decline 3.4% YoY, some signs of abatement
Mario Draghi: A look at Goldman Sachs ties to the Proposed ECB President
USA Debt Crisis: Is this crisis building because of an ignorant choice?
USA Taxes: Is the USA cutting the correct taxes?
Chairman Mao and Warren Buffett: More alike than different
Portfolio Balancing: A relook at balancing stocks and bonds
The Market Ahead: A pessimistic look at 2012 markets
Good Global Investments in 2012: Forget the BRICs
Europe: There will be no magic bullet, a solution will evolve slowly
Market Movers: News that makes stocks move
Economics: Falls short of generating a civilized society
A new Tango: China versus India-Japan-US?
Banker’s Behavior: Does it rise to illegal activity?
European Central Bank: Does avoiding moral hazard lead to austerity?
North Korea: Will the new leader provide new opportunity?