Oddball Indicators Run the Gamut From Hemlines to Picket Lines


Subject:
Economics , Humor , General Resources , Indicators & Statistics

Description:
This amusing 2006 newspaper column discusses various traditional and non-traditional indicators for predicting the economy. Non-traditional indicators include the hemline index that "portends that the more leg we see, the higher the stock market will be," a mass transit index, and projections for sales of golf balls. Includes links to related sites. From the North County Times (San Diego, California).

Creator:
Kleske, Andrew

Publisher:
North County Times

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2006/01/31/science/kleske/13006192955.txt


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