Saturday, December 28

Python cheat sheet

I am working on two Python cheat sheets. The first one is ready for review. It covers the basics of Python. The second one, still in development, covers the pandas DataFrame object.

As always - corrections and suggestions for improvement welcome.

Friday, December 13

Thursday, December 5

Selected charts from the national accounts

GDP: This is the third quarter of sub 2.5 per cent annual growth.

All other things being equal, this suggests the unemployment rate will continue to rise.

New business investment

Household consumption

 An interesting question: is plain-packaging working?

There is something inexorable about the terms of trade decline.



State final demand

Tuesday, December 3

Credit aggregates

Investor housing is leading the pack in credit aggregates. Business credit growth sluggish in comparison. The smaller personal credit category also sluggish.