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On this page is a round pizza size comparison calculator or pizza value calculator. Enter the diameter in inches of two pizzas along with their prices, and we will tell you the cost per area of both pizzas so you can get the most food for your dollar. As a bonus, expand the advanced options. There we’ll automatically […] The post Pizza Size Comparison Calculator: Pie Value, Compared appeared first on DQYDJ. ...
Posted: Apr 03 2020 @ 3:08 AM
Back before I moved heavily into Twitter, DQYDJ used to host a regular series called The Weekender. Instead of fully fleshed-out thoughts like Cameron and I (try to) offer with the rest of the posts, Weekenders let us shoot from the hip with quicker reactions and round-ups of events and links. Obviously – besides the frequent trolling – […] The post The DQYDJ Weekender, 3/15/2020: Reflections on the Markets & COVID-19 appeared first on ...
Posted: Mar 16 2020 @ 3:14 AM
Last week was an interesting week. Fears of the novel coronavirus’s spread started coming to a head, and the US stock markets crumbled. As recently as Wednesday, February 19, 2020, the S&P 500 touched an all-time high of 3,393.52. On Friday, February 28, it closed at 2,954.22, down 12.9%. What Does the S&P 500’s Fall Mean? In the […] The post A Quick Market Correction, An Inverted Yield Curve, and a Corona appeared first ...
Posted: Mar 02 2020 @ 4:40 AM
This post isn’t about finance. If you can’t handle the death of a pet, skip this one – we’ll see you next post. Our dog died this weekend.  It was recurrent mast cell cancer in the end – but even if it wasn’t, a number of his organs were on the precipice of failure. Camo […] The post And – Just Like That – He Was Gone: Camo, our Dog appeared ...
Posted: Feb 10 2020 @ 3:34 AM
Remember the yield curve inversion? Yeah me too. For most of 2019 until October (when the Federal Reserve cut overnight lending rates for the third time that year) a significant part of the yield curve was inverted. On January 21, 2020, Treasury debt in the 3 year range started yielding less than terms under a […] The post Key Parts of the Yield Curve Re-Inverted on January 21, 2020 appeared first ...
Posted: Jan 27 2020 @ 3:49 AM
Back in June 2019 we last checked on inflation expectations. Well, at least the kind measured by Treasury Breakevens. In the ensuing months we watched the yield curve un-invert. We witnessed the President’s impeachment, an initial trade deal with China, and all manner of international events. And inflation expectations have risen – back up to […] The post Inflation Expectations in Mid-January 2020 appeared first on DQYDJ. ...
Posted: Jan 16 2020 @ 3:08 AM
On this page is the United States average individual income by year and median individual income by year between 1962 and 2019. You’ll also find the top 1% household income by year between 1996 and 2019, plus the top 5% and 10% over the entire period. If that isn’t enough granularity, I’ve included a calculator […] The post Individual Income by Year: Average, Median, One Percent, and a Percentile Calculator appeared ...
Posted: Jan 05 2020 @ 9:43 PM
Bitcoin returned 92.00% in 2019, not including any transaction fees. After midnight UTC on January 1, 2019, bitcoin traded at $3,746.71 a coin. And the closing trade on December 31, 2019 before midnight UTC was for $7,193.60 a coin. The 2019 Bitcoin Return: Speculation, but Greater Acceptance 92% is a heck of a return. Contrast […] The post 2019 Bitcoin Return appeared first on DQYDJ. ...
Posted: Jan 03 2020 @ 1:30 AM
The 2019 NASDAQ return was 37.89% calculated from opening and closing prices. Using a superior calculation factoring in dividend reinvestment, the NASDAQ returned 39.39% in 2019. The 2019 NASDAQ Return: Reinvest Your Dividends The above numbers assume you bought the NASDAQ index at the open on January 2nd, 2019 and sold at the close on […] The post 2019 NASDAQ Return appeared first on DQYDJ. ...
Posted: Jan 01 2020 @ 1:27 AM
The Dow Jones Industrial Average returned 23.76% in 2019. Using a calculation including dividend reinvestment, the Dow Jones returned 25.34% in 2019. 2019 Dow Jones Industrial Average Return: Reinvest Your Dividends The numbers above match an index price purchase on open on January 2nd, 2019 and sold at close on December 31, 2019. This is […] The post 2019 Dow Jones Industrial Average Return appeared first on DQYDJ. ...
Posted: Dec 31 2019 @ 9:37 PM


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