Best of the Web: 13-04-23, nr 757

Good morning. It doesn’t happen that often that a big industrialised country is leading the pack….
http://www.bespokeinvest.com/thinkbig/2013/4/22/2013-country-stock-market-performance.html

Which raises the question, if the Japanese potion is also working for the economy. Nice chart on Japanese inflation expectations from the Fed
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http://libertystreeteconomics.newyorkfed.org/2013/04/japanese-inflation-expectations-revisited.html

 

Cool news:in California they will launch a ‘battery university’
http://qz.com/77045/california-launches-first-battery-university-to-push-energy-storage-technology/

 

And here I was thinking that dividing the S&P by the price ofeggs would be the last of it, but no…
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http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-04-22/only-chart-required-price-us-stocks

 

US earnings are off to a bad start? BAsed on this chart I would say that earnings are mostly in line with expectations…
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http://www.businessinsider.com/earnings-season-beat-rate-is-low-2013-4

 

Brazil’s consumer spending is not looking very promising…
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http://blogs.ft.com/beyond-brics/2013/04/22/chart-of-the-week-brazils-foundations-undermined/

 

But let’s not watch the neighbours too much: car sales in Europe continue to slide…
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http://www.adamsmith.org/blog/economics/chart-of-the-week-euro-area-car-sales

Cool looking infographic from Bloomberg on Abenomics
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http://www.bloomberg.com/infographics/2013-04-18/can-abenomics-heal-japan.html

 

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