Best links of the Web: 13-03-18, nr 733

Good morning. The Cyprus banking rescue is the big news over the weekend… (chart via @wolzak) + some comments

https://twitter.com/katie_martin_FX/status/313180068157472769

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/03/16/us-eurozone-cyprus-idUSBRE92E02220130316

http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2013/03/16/1425732/a-stupid-idea-whose-time-had-come/

http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/03/17/the-cypriot-haircut/

http://blogs.reuters.com/hugo-dixon/2013/03/17/cyprus-deposit-grab-sets-bad-precedent/

http://www.forbes.com/sites/eamonnfingleton/2013/03/17/the-botching-of-the-cyprus-bailout-worse-than-lehman-brothers/

http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2013/03/18/1426252/teaching-a-lesson-lesson-learned/

http://carolabinder.blogspot.nl/2013/03/cyprus-levy-historical-precedents.html

 

…and this is what happened to the euro on the news…

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What is the best way to start the week? By looking what next week was all about!! Best of the Week:

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https://lukasdaalder.com/2013/03/15/best-in-economics-this-week-march-15/

Made me wonder whether Cyprus has a stock market…

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http://www.economist.com/news/economic-and-financial-indicators/21573571-stockmarkets

Interesting chart showing a hypothetical wealth tax needed to get total debt to GDP to 180%

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http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-03-16/everyone-shocked-what-just-happened-and-why-just-beginning

A lot of information and charts on the financial structure in the EU in this IMF report (via @jmdenh)

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http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/scr/2013/cr1375.pdf

Okay, so the market is long the dollar? Let’s see how Cyprus works out…

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http://www.businessinsider.com/dollar-bullishness-growing-2013-3

Brilliant before and after picture: two popes, eight years in between…

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http://singularityhub.com/2013/03/14/beforeafter-comparison-of-pope-announcement-shows-incredible-proliferation-of-mobile-in-just-8-years/

An article on the yen-trade

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http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324392804578362653336424818.html

Nice chart (in a series of many) showing the rise of the foreigners in the US stock market

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http://www.businessinsider.com/wall-streets-most-worrying-charts-2013-3?op=1

Talk about divergence…

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http://www.bondvigilantes.com/blog/2013/03/15/hy-default-rates-showing-the-divergence-in-the-eurozone/

And of course, the schedules for the week ahead

http://blogs.ft.com/beyond-brics/2013/03/17/the-week-ahead-march-18-22/

http://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2013/03/schedule-for-week-of-march-17th.html

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!

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