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...everything else is a java application...
Originally posted by Mainer
More importantly what use would be embedding real time charts in the context of a in-the-moment conversation? All historical value would be lost.
It's been a crazy week. In terms of the DOW, we've had a day where the index went up by 936 points, then it fell by 733. On another day it rose by 401. Its crazy...
...For the US economy the data were pretty bad... [The consumer sentiment index] fell as sharply today as it ever has in its history of being a monthly index. The current conditions reading for the US economy hit its lowest since its been a monthly index.
We had a sharp fall in housing starts and permits - the permits down at the lowest in 25 years, and the starts data arguably about as weak as they've been in about 30 years or more.
We had a sharp drop in the manufacturing index from the Philadelphia Fed earlier in the week that gave us a level that is so low it's only weaker about 1 and a half percent of the time. We had sharp declines in retail sales and industrial production...
Though there has been some dispute about whether third-quarter earnings would be a significant market mover, stock futures faced intense pressure from the reports that came out before the bell Wednesday.