Monday, July 15, 2013

Monday Links

  • The above is European industrial production.  Things were looking a bit more positive for a few months, but the last month's data is down again.  Retail trade was a bit better though - see graph at bottom.
  • It doesn't matter where in the world we do it, killing people without proper due process will brand us as hypocrites and do us far more harm than good in the long run.
  • Solar panel plant in Nevada canceled due to lack of demand.  If you as an individual don't yet buy your electricity from renewable generators, but could, now would be a great time.  This also suggests it's time to up the renewable portfolio standards in some of the states.
  • Nation states now the major buyers of computer vulnerabilities, says the NYT.
  • European retail trade:

Finally, I'm back from vacation so blogging should improve.