Best of the Web: 13-11-25, nr 885

Good Morning. What will happen with US pension funding ratio with a return of ‘only’ 4% (where 8% is expected)…
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-11-22/why-your-pension-fund-doomed-five-easy-charts

The best of last week. The short version….
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https://lukasdaalder.com/2013/11/22/best-in-economics-this-week-november-22/

Interesting chart. Why is it that Germany is doing so much better when it comes to exports, than?
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http://fistfulofeuros.net/afoe/a-bit-of-export-blogging/

Ok, so earnings are about to rebound, with a vengeance!
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http://www.businessinsider.com/earnings-growth-vs-pmi-2013-11

Study by the IMF into the factors that could explain growth in sub-saharan countries

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http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/wp/2013/wp13236.pdf

Interesting chart on the global demand for bonds, past present and (expected) future…
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http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2013/11/22/the-government-dominated-bond-market/

Ok, I am a little bit sceptical, but according to this chart homelessness in the US has dropped to a new low level

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/11/22/homelessness-has-dropped-9-percent-since-2007-will-that-last/

And the schedules for the week ahead. Thanksgiving week!
http://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2013/11/schedule-for-week-of-november-24th.html

http://blogs.ft.com/beyond-brics/2013/11/24/the-week-ahead-nov-25-30/

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