Monday, October 26, 2009

Short bits...

Holiday season hiring blows. White House economic advisors warn that job market will be horrible for the next 18 months at least. Chicago manufacturing fell in September. JP Morgan warns of significant credit cards losses next year.

And the "rally" is to survive?


Thursday, October 22, 2009

Generics Generator getting a life...

We have hit a can of worms, actually a couple of weeks back, that made the automatic recompilation of tests algorithm working for generic types only or non-generic types only. Obviously this was not acceptable.

This algorithm was rewritten and it looks cleaner and working...

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Monday, October 05, 2009

Laggard, laggard!!

I am curious about the following: the latest employment numbers in US are horrible. But it is a lagging indicator.

So why not talk about the other indicator that was reported around the same time: factory orders. This is a forward indicator, or at least it's not a lagging indicator.

It came below consensus, in a quarter when people are coming back from summer, classes begin, and Christmas inventories should start to build up.

HSBC moved its headquarters to Hong Kong.

Le's continue talking about the lagging indicator...