Best in Economics this week: March 29

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2149899/The-American-West-youve-seen-Amazing-19th-century-pictures-landscape-chartered-time.html

Interesting piece on how internet is leading to the loss of jobs…

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http://qz.com/67323/how-the-internet-made-us-poor/

Study on the quality of Chinese GDP data by the Fed

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http://www.frbsf.org/publications/economics/letter/2013/el2013-08.html

Remarkable overview of the fastest growing economies in the past. All are Asian…

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US CFO’s are relatively optimistic, judging the figures from this report

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http://www.deloitte.com/assets/Dcom-UnitedStates/Local%20Assets/Documents/CFO_Center_FT/us_cfo_CFO-Signals-1Q13_highlevel_031813.pdf

Some final information on the Cyprus banking sector
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http://www.spiegel.de/international/europe/the-cyprus-bailout-reveals-german-fears-of-tax-havens-a-891063.html

The ‘saving’ of Cyprus put into perspective…

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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2013/03/daily-chart-18

And this chart shows how big the risks are elsewhere in the Eurozone

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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2013/03/nervousness-in-over-banked-europe-slams-markets/

This pretty much sums it all up: the Venn diagram of irrational nonsense
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2013/03/bollocks-venn-diagram-irrational-nonsense/

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