Weekly Highlights 20 January 2012

This table accompanies the weekly review article at Global Economic Intersection. This week the article is “Comparative Risk: Costa Concordia, Fukushima, Europe“.

Weekly Economic Release Scorecard:

December Existing Home Sales: Data has both good and bad trends
December Consumer Price Index: Moderates from 3.4% to 3.0%
December Residential Permits: Apartments continue to fuel residential recovery
January Philly Fed Business Survey: Expansion continues, only weaker
Consumer Metrics: There are mixed signals
December Container Shipments: Positive YoY growth for both imports and exports
December Industrial Production: Improved but IP may be degrading (second derivative)
December Producer Price Index: Price increases continue to moderate
January Empire State Manufacturing Survey: Conditions continue to improve
India: What it will look like in 2025?
Global Economy: Is decoupling possible?
Rail Loadings 2 week 2012: Improvement over 2011
Toyota: Doing fine except for the rising Yen
Global Economy: Will the global economy roll over in 2012
Dividend Investors: Four ETF’s to consider
Corporate Earnings: Will they be naughty or nice?
Corporate News: News that may effect stock prices
Quarterly Review: Dynamics to effect markets in 2012
American Capitalism: Is it just about buying votes?
MERS: A look at how to get part of the mortgage crisis under control
Geopolitical Swing: Is the USA leading position declining?
2012: We have economic choices, yet how are these choices ranked
Greenspan: How his laissez faire outlook lead to corporate fraud
India: The curse of land ownership
SOPA and PIPA: A nuclear-weapon-to-kill-a-mouse scale solution