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Best in Economics this week: October 11

Cool way of presenting the growth of China: by showing the relative decline of the rest

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-10-10/incredible-shrinking-world-relative-china

 

Colourful charts on the ever changing nature of profit contributions…

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http://pragcap.com/why-hasnt-the-budget-deficit-decline-hurt-corporate-profits-more

 

And speaking of profits… The unsteady basis of this equity market rally: no earnings growth…
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http://www.businessinsider.com/most-important-charts-in-the-world-q4-2013-10#toby-nangle-threadneedle-investments-11

 

Interesting study into the changing market impact of data releases in the US

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http://libertystreeteconomics.newyorkfed.org/2013/10/whats-news.html

 

The biggest economy in the world continues to drag its feet with respect to the pricing of CO2 emissions…
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http://oecdinsights.org/2013/10/09/reducing-fossil-fuel-emissions-isnt-enough-we-must-aim-for-their-complete-elimination-by-the-second-half-of-the-century/

…while oil independence is within reach

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http://www.businessinsider.com/most-important-charts-in-the-world-q4-2013-10#joshua-demasi-loomis-sayles-7

Remember Malboro? Only 10 years ago, it was still a top ten global brand…

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http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-10-06/rise-and-fall-worlds-10-most-valuable-brands

32 million millionaires in the world (and they owe 41% of total wealth)

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http://blogs.marketwatch.com/thetell/2013/10/09/world-likely-to-have-11-trillionaires-within-two-generations-credit-suisse/

A somewhat alarming picture on the Canadian economy

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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2013/10/household-debt-to-income-ratio-usa-vs-canada/

Nice chart from the IMF on parallel decelerating growth momentum in Emerging markets

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http://blog-imfdirect.imf.org/2013/10/07/how-emerging-markets-can-get-their-groove-back/

The day to day developments of world war 2, animated in 7 minutes

 

Debt ceiling. Who raised it, who refused it and what will happen now…?

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http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304906704579115272975973210.html

Nice one: most popular site per country (times internet population to make the world look weird)

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http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2013/10/age-of-internet-empires-one-map-with-each-countrys-favorite-website/280287/

 

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