Best in Economics this week: May 24

This was the week of the huge one day sell-off in the Nikkei…

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http://www.businessinsider.com/the-nikkeis-historic-plunge-in-context-2013-5

Very cool and useful interactive tool by the Economist on international house prices

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http://www.economist.com/blogs/dailychart/2011/11/global-house-prices

Buy and Hold. O should we start to be selective again…?

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http://pragcap.com/the-portfolio-manager-strategy-cycle

Well, this shows that not all the share buybacks are for the good of the shareholders…

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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2013/05/21/1511022/buyback-to-enrich/

The only way is down. Or up, depending where you live.
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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2013/05/23/1514142/pessimism-and-priorities-in-advanced-economies/

Can’t hurt to take a look at this chart ever so often…
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http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-05-18/spot-odd-continent-out-total-bank-assets-gdp

Pretty shocking chart on the economic prospects of the two ‘leading’ economies…

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http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324767004578484192106471164.html

Beautiful pictures from National Geographic

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http://www.theatlantic.com/infocus/2013/05/2013-national-geographic-traveler-photo-contest/100516/

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