Best of the Web: 14-03-02, nr 948

Good morning. Interesting chart on job creation/destruction and age of the firm (in the US)
http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2014/03/10-sunday-am-reads-14/

New hedge fund: the SEC!
http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2014-02-27/the-sec-should-really-start-a-hedge-fund

Best of last week.

https://lukasdaalder.com/2014/02/28/best-in-economics-this-week-february-28/

Investments probably include real estate investments as well, but still
GreekTragediesMark2
http://fsaraceno.wordpress.com/2014/02/28/greek-tragedies-2014-edition/

A bit of different perspective on the weakening of the Chinese yuan..
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http://qz.com/182548/only-the-chinese-government-knows-why-the-yuan-is-plunging-but-thats-why-itll-reverse/

As long as you ignore this stupid chart, the piece on differences between male and female investment decisions is interesting
Shopping Parody
http://www.blackrockblog.com/2014/02/26/men-women-investment-decisions/

I am not sure whether I already published this one before, but it is good enough to do it twice
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http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-03-02/meanwhile-china-quietly-takes-over-zimbabwe

US GDP growth dragged lower by government spending. The more interesting question is: when did it boost growth?
cotd gdp
http://www.businessinsider.com/contributions-to-gdp-2014-2

…and this is s bit of the same information, but presented quite differently
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http://economistsview.typepad.com/economistsview/2014/03/four-components-of-ad-relative-to-the-business-cycle-peak.html

And what’s in store for the week to come? The schedules are probably less important than the third link…
http://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2014/03/schedule-for-week-of-march-2nd.html
http://blogs.ft.com/beyond-brics/2014/03/02/the-week-ahead-mar-3-9/
http://www.zerohedge.com/contributed/2014-03-02/seven-event-risks-week-ahead

 

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