Best of the Web: 13-11-12, nr 876

Good Morning. Well, we have seen these charts before, but still: -10,7%….. On the negative consequences of inequality
http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304672404579186223105265440

Interesting bit on Spanish housing market (via www.ritholtz.com)
http://www.worldpropertychannel.com/europe-residential-news/spanish-residential-repossessed-properties-spanish-housing-market-house-prices-fitch-ratings-blackstone-carlos-masip-madrid-homes-goldman-sachs-7628.php

And yet another way to show that economic growth has not managed to keep track of stock market gains…
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http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-11-11/guest-post-market-pictures

Earnings have on average not been rewarded with stock gains
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http://www.bespokeinvest.com/thinkbig/2013/11/11/stocks-flip-negative-on-earnings.html

Nice way to show how the Asian region is doing…
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http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-11-11/heatmapping-asias-uneven-performance

Good news for the American consumer: lower gasoline prices present an increase in purchasing power
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http://www.bespokeinvest.com/thinkbig/2013/11/11/gas-prices-still-dropping.html

Nice giff on the rise and fall of the Roman Empire (should be changing, if not click on the link)
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http://placeduluxembourg.wordpress.com/2013/11/11/the-rise-and-fall-of-the-roman-republic-income-inequality-and-expansion/

Demand for financing by various financial markets. I miss the government bonds though… (via www.ritholtz.com)
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http://blogs.wsj.com/moneybeat/2013/11/10/flurry-of-stock-bond-issuance-is-a-danger-sign-for-markets/

Here’s a surprise: the US will almost meet the 3% deficit target in 2013….! Bank of America explains how
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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2013/11/11/1692272/greenspans-dilemma-revived/

Article 4 consultation by the IMF on Thailand
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http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/scr/2013/cr13323.pdf

An article in the Wall Street Journal about gold: “The case for gold”
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http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303448104579151200051545052

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