I was having a conversation about the blog redesign with a colleague (a media consultant). After we discussed the Stock Trader’s Almanac dedication, she said words to the effect of "Hey, soon you will have some media quotes about The Big Picture."
I told her I had already accumulated quite a list of them, and she was aghast — that’s precisely the right word — that they were not prominently displayed somewhere on the blog.
Anyway, here’s the short list — I am not sure whether to embed them in a side column, or to display them as a link. She wants to splash them across the top, but that’s simply too much for me.
Media praise for The Big Picture:
"Trenchant economic commentary"
-Floyd Norris, The New York
"The Economics Blog Insiders Read to Stay Current"-WSJ, What the In-Crowd Knows
"Barry Ritholtz pens The Big Picture, a must-read blog, and is a regular guest on financial television, where he tries to
provide a counterweight of rationality to the typical ravings heard
-Randall W. Forsyth, Barron’s Up and Down Wall Street Daily
"Mixes technical analysis with macroeconomics
to come up with some insightful calls on the direction of the stock
-Business Week, Blogging For Dollars
"Eclectic posts, well worth it"-Barron’s, Not Another Blah, Blah Blog
"Making the world of finance and market behavior
accessible to any interested party with a web connection."
"The base camp for new explorers of investing blogs.
Accessible and unintimidating, the Big Picture tackles both the economy
and the financial markets with a conversational style and ample
references to pop culture."
"The Creme de la Creme of