Friday, January 20, 2012 myBiz Blog
MarketWatch 1.22.12 by Deidre Robinson

Market Watch

This week in MarketWatch, we look back at 2011, forward to 2012, and debate whether the past can really help us predict the future.                                                                                                                         

Need info to win an economic argument? Click here for 2011 data to support just about any position:

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2011/12/the-most-important-graphs-of-2011/250240/

Economic indicators have been looking up recently, but can we expect that trend to continue in 2012?

http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/roubini46/English

Mainstream economists attempt to predict the future by examining the past. But does it work?

http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2012/01/paul-davidson-what-makes-economists-so-sure-of-themselves-anyway.html