Best links of the Web: 13-01-31, nr 701

Good morning. Cool chart from McKinsey on debt. Deleverging has taken place, but those students…

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·         http://owenzidar.wordpress.com/2013/01/29/us-household-debt-has-fallen-by-833-billion-since-2008/

 

…and here is another way to look at the same thing: students are the growth engine. Let’s just hope that they will find jobs to repay the debt…

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·         http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-01-29/student-loan-update-situation-simply-unsustainable

·         http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323701904578273711404133732.html

 

That inflow into equities? That’s a seasonal thing, according to citi…

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·         http://www.businessinsider.com/citi-seasonality-not-great-rotation-2013-1

 

Punk Economics: “Why Economists Get Things Wrong”

 

Yesterday’s news: Q4 GDP in the US disappoints on headline, but is a non-issue when looking at the various components

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·         http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-01-30/shrinkage-us-economy-declined-01-q4

·         http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324156204578273611039517142.html

 

Interesting read on the Real Estate sector from the WallStreet Journal

·         http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323644904578272262916170392.html

 

Who does the most ‘plastic’ surgery in the world. Surprisingly, not the US…

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·         http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2013/01/daily-chart-22

 

“Don’t Expect Consumer Spending To Be the Engine of Economic Growth It Once Was” And it is the Fed saying it…

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·         http://www.stlouisfed.org/publications/re/articles/?id=2201

 

Old news, for sure, but a nice chart nevertheless: the US recovery has been weak

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·         http://www.businessinsider.com/jpm-david-kelly-problems-with-easy-money-2013-1

 

Taking technical analyses to the next level, this is….

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·         http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-01-30/75-year-trendline-holding-stocks-back-now

 

A complete overview of all previous editions of Best of the Web can be found here http://tinyurl.com/yb9e5dg. All links provided are collected from public websites, unless otherwise specified. I have not checked the data or information for accuracy used, and therefore do not guarantee that all data provided will be 100% correct. The links provided do not necessarily reflect my personal opinion and should be seen as general interest: oftentimes I do not agree with arguments presented, but nevertheless think it is worthwhile to read them. It is up to the reader to make up their own mind. Suggestions or discussions are more than welcome. Do not quote unless specifically cleared beforehand!

 

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