Best in Economics this week: March 8


This youtube video on inequality in the US drives the point home…

And speaking of inequality: them rich folks just save and do not spend!


The chart is about food prices, but I was more interested in the yellow countries…


Admittedly, not a really spectacular chart, but still: the Dow reached a new all-time high this week


The breakdown of the oil producers in the world. Venezuela is the OPEC heavyweight…


The rise of the dragon. The fact that the US line declines does not mean that the US is weakening though…


And which market has only had two negative years over the last 33 year….?


This is not a very optimistic picture on the state of the world economy, or at least the ‘developed’ part…


…and even though the US is still growing, this chart also raises questions…


Interesting chart showing which Emerging Markets have performed the best since 2003


Despite all the debt, US households can hardly be seen as poor…


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