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[ Written by: | 12 Nov 2008 | 2 Comments | ]
World economy is ready to rock!

Economists are always looking for the best economic indicators. Some look at the money-supply figures, others at measures of business confidence.
The price of shipping, measured by the Baltic Dry Index, has become a widely followed barometer for global trade. But here’s another we shouldn’t overlook: the film and music charts.
Over the past few weeks, the huge success of musicals such as High School Musical 3 and Mamma Mia!, the resurgence of horror flicks and the return of heavy rock with bands such as AC/DC and Guns N’ Roses are all …