Best in Economics this week: June 14

Bond market corrections around the world
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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2013/06/12/1532822/interest-rate-wars/

Even inflation adjusted bonds offer a positive yield again!
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http://www.crossingwallstreet.com/archives/2013/06/10-year-tips-yield-is-finally-positive.html

Interesting chart showing the change in correlation between government bonds and high yield
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http://soberlook.com/2013/06/high-yield-bonds-to-treasuries.html

The remarkable comeback of the US as a major oil producer…
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http://www.businessinsider.com/this-is-what-record-us-oil-production-looks-like-chart-2013-6

…and more data and statistics from the BP annual overview…
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http://www.bp.com/content/dam/bp/pdf/statistical-review/statistical_review_of_world_energy_2013.pdf

…while even more reading can be found in this report from the International Energy Agency
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http://www.worldenergyoutlook.org/media/weowebsite/2013/energyclimatemap/RedrawingEnergyClimateMap.pdf

The financial sector continues to be shedding jobs worldwide….
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http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-06-13/if-things-are-so-great-why-chart-so-bad

Looking for data on immigration? Look no further!
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http://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/social-issues-migration-health/international-migration-outlook-2013_migr_outlook-2013-en

The not-so-impressive performance of hedge funds as an asset class…
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2013/06/bad-chart-hedge-funds-long-term-gains/

Cool chart showing the change in real commodity prices taking 1950 as starting point
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2013/06/daily-chart-3

Just a reminder, who is running the biggest deficits in the world…
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http://soberlook.com/2013/06/which-countries-are-running-largest.html

…and a lot of jokes on the NSA spying on everyone, this week
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http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-06-10/monday-humor-1-its-funny-coz-its-true

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