Best links of the Web: 13-03-22, nr 737

Good morning. Cool report by Standard and Poors on the impact of ageing on government spending and ratings (via @jsblokland)
http://www.standardandpoors.com/ratings/articles/en/us/?assetID=1245349074757#

The regional GDP per capita in Europe have been updated! And what do you know: Groningen is in the top 10!
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http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/cache/ITY_PUBLIC/1-21032013-AP/EN/1-21032013-AP-EN.PDF

And some more colour locale: The Economist writes an article on the Dutch Economy… (paywall)
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http://www.economist.com/news/europe/21574028-imf-delivers-unexpected-message-dutch-focus-growth

Well, I guess that that black Cyprus line will collapse from here. If not stop altogether…
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http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-03-21/new-scariest-european-chart

Brilliant picture! And it comes with an analyses by The Economist on Hollande (paywall)
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http://www.economist.com/news/europe/21574020-regain-popularity-frances-president-must-explain-just-what-he-up-and-why-trials

Cool chart. Haven’t got a clue why gold should go to $ 1,375, though…
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http://www.businessinsider.com/socgen-gold-is-going-to-1375-2013-3

Man! Imagine 50% of the 25-34 olds still living at home…
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http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-03-21/ubs-george-magnus-asks-why-are-european-streets-relatively-quiet

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