This is the real deal. Baumohl miraculously breathes life into ecomic indicators and statistics. -The Wall Street Journal This is the most up-to-date guide to ecomic indicators and their importance to financial markets in print. The coverage of less-reported indicators, especially those from ngovernment sources, is hard to find elsewhere. The inclusion of the actual published tables helps the newer student of the markets find the data in the public release. For anyone trying to follow the ecomic data, this should be next to your computer so that you can understand and find the data on the Internet. -David Wyss, Chief Ecomist, Standard and Poor,s I find Baumohl,s writing fascinating. In addition to the famous indicators, he includes many that I hadn,t heard of. I really appreciate that he tells you exactly where to find each indicator on the Web. Just about anyone who,s serious about understanding which way the ecomy is headed will want to read this book. It could be a classic. -Harry Domash, Columnist for MSN Money and Publisher, Winning Investing Newsletter Bernie Baumohl has accomplished something of real value in The Secrets of Ecomic Indicators. He has successfully demystified the world of financial and ecomic news that bombards us in our daily lives. Both professional investors and casual observers of the world of finance and ecomics will be grateful for what he has done. The constant stream of heretofore bewildering news from the world of business and finance can w be easily understood. Every businessperson or investor should keep a copy of Baumohl,s book close at hand as he or she catches up on the business, stock market, and ecomic events of the day. It is great, at long last, to have someone who has eliminated what may have been so perplexing to so many and to have done so with such remarkable clarity. -Hugh Johnson, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Johnson Illington Advisors Bernie Baumohl has written a must-read educational and reference book that every individual investor will find indispensable for watching, monitoring, and interpreting the markets. The daily flow of high frequency ecomic indicators is the stuff that makes financial markets move and that can signal the big trends that make or break investor portfolios. Most important, Bernie,s long experience in reporting ecomics for Time Magazine helps make the 'dismal science, lively and interesting. -Allen Sinai, President and Chief Global Ecomist, Decision Ecomics, Inc. Baumohl has a gift for taking a complicated subject and allowing it to read like a fast-moving vel. My confidence in reading and understanding ecomic indicators as portrayed in this book made me realize the possibilities this information holds for improving my personal net worth as well as navigating my business toward higher profits. I recommend this book if you care about your future finances. -Morris E. Lasky, CEO, Lodging Unlimited, Inc.; Manager and consultant for $6 billion in hotel assets; Chairman, Lodging Conference; Chairman, International Hotel Conference I think this is an excellent book. It,s well written, accessible to a variety of readers, deals with an interesting and important subject, and covers the topic well. It deserves to get a lot of tice and use. -D. Quinn Mills, Alfred J. Weatherhead, Jr., Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School Ecomic statistics, employment data, Federal Reserve surveys. Think they are boring? Think again! They can drive markets into a frenzy, causing billions of dollars to be made or lost in an instant. Bernie Baumohl brilliantly, clearly, and, yes, entertainingly describes what every investor and business manager should kw about ecomic indicators: which ones move markets, how to interpret them, and how to use them to spot and capitalize on future ecomic trends. The Secrets of Ecomic Indicators is an extraordinary and insightful work-an ermously impor
Bernard Baumohl is managing director of The Economic Outlook Group and oversees its forecasts of economic trends and risks. He also conducts seminars on how to find and utilize economic indicators so that corporate leaders and investors can stay ahead of the business curve. Baumohl was an award-winning TIME Magazine economics reporter for two decades and covered the domestic and international economy from TIME,s New York and Washington bureaus. As an economist for European American Bank, he monitored and developed forecasts of U.S. economic activity. He also served as an analyst with the Council on Foreign Relations. A frequent guest on television and radio, he has lectured on economics at New York University, Duke University, and the New York Institute of Finance. A recipient of the John Hancock Award for Excellence in Financial Journalism, Baumohl has a master,s degree in international affairs and economics from Columbia University.