Latvian Hookers Signal No Recovery for Economy
May 27, 2009 11:02 AM Subscribe
posted by phyrewerx (7 comments total)
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When the Baltic dry index
seems run of the mill, analysts look for more unconventional global market indicators
. Some suggest adultery sites and the prices sex-worker charges and as an economic metric
From the second link: "Of course, it is possible to detect some attention-seeking here. [These sites are] trying to drum up some customers with an eye-catching press release. In the calm and reasoned space that is the blogosphere, it isn’t unheard of for people to try and cause a stir just to become well-known. You have to shout to get yourself heard on the Internet."