Best links of the Web: 13-03-07, nr 726

Good morning. “historically, there have never been two or more quarters of negative growth outside of a recessionary context”. History, apparently started in 1988…

http://www.businessinsider.com/recessions-and-negative-earnings-growth-2013-3

And this chart shows that earnings growth is expected to recover in Q1, but only for one quarter…

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http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-03-06/top-down-bottom-7-sad-slides

“Fracking is starting to devour the US economy”. The title is catchy enough to be featured…

http://qz.com/60170/fracking-is-starting-to-devour-the-us-economy/

The drawback of becoming a bigger player in the world markets…

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http://www.businessinsider.com/china-us-oil-imports-2013-3

What happened since the last time the Dow reach this level…

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http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342792504631284.html

…and from the same source: a very cool interactive chart on the winners in the Dow (via http://www.ritholtz.com/)

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http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342723780666726.html

Well, let the charts speak. How good has the track record been for Chavez on growth:

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…and on inflation…

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http://marketmonetarist.com/2013/03/06/hugo-chavezs-economic-legacy-the-two-graph-version/

An antidote for all those black swan watchers out there….

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http://www.spiegel.de/international/zeitgeist/viral-photo-from-krakow-interview-with-photographer-marcin-ryczek-a-887299.html

Couldn’t resist putting this one in as the closing of the day

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http://dilbert.com/strips/comic/2013-03-06/

A complete overview of all previous editions of Best of the Web can be found herehttp://tinyurl.com/c8ge4c5. 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!

2 thoughts on “Best links of the Web: 13-03-07, nr 726

  1. “historically, there have never been two or more quarters of negative growth outside of a recessionary context”.

    Goh, das gek: for defining a recession, one of which was “two down consecutive quarters of GDP”

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