Best of the Web: 13-05-31, nr 779

Good morning. I have been playing The Federator all night, but somehow can’t get inflation go up…. 🙂
http://projects.wsj.com/games/thefederator/

 

Some pushback on the 3D printing prospects: overhyped, or real?
http://www.wired.com/opinion/2013/05/an-insiders-view-of-the-hype-and-realities-of-3-d-printing/
http://gizmodo.com/why-3d-printing-is-overhyped-i-should-know-i-do-it-fo-508176750

 

If I understand correctly, Japanese individuals are actually selling Japanese equities
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http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-05-30/wont-end-well

 

And this is the IMF report on Japan, which was announced yesterday…
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http://www.imf.org/external/np/ms/2013/053113.htm

 

…and this is what The Economist makes from it
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http://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21578701-volatile-bond-yields-may-spell-trouble-abenomics-shocking

 

Interesting chart, with the US being the odd one out…
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2013/05/us-rich-country-growing-minority-cant-afford-food/

 

This chart is cool! If someone can explain it to me it would even be cooler…
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http://www.businessinsider.com/collapse-of-yield-over-6-years-chart-2013-5

By simply taking a 5 year moving average, the world all of a sudden looks completely different…
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http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-05-30/us-worker-wages-not-lows

 

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