Danny Taggart's Blogarama

A more-or-less daily dose of news, politics, techmology, and any random thoughts that pass through my head.

Monday, December 13, 2004

Murder rate is down

The FBI reports that the nationwide murder rates are decreasing again after increasing for a few years. I've superimposed the year-over-year percent change in murder rates on a graph of the DOW (from Yahoo):

It seems that the murder rate was increasing when the market was tanking, and vice versa. Cause or coincidence?