Best of the Web: 14-05-14, nr 993

Good morning. Spot the odd one out here…

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/05/13/is-cheap-steel-killing-american-jobs/

 

Negative rates by the ECB. Somehow I get the feeling this will be a hot topic, the month to come…
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http://www.moneyandbanking.com/commentary/2014/5/12/the-ecb-plans-to-ease-but-how

The sorry state of the profession of Economics: the various estimates for multipliers of government spending (old chart, though)
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2014/05/why-do-economists-still-disagree-over-government-spending-multipliers/

Right. Just make ‘World Cup’ big enough so that it always seems to matched a spike…
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http://www.businessinsider.com/world-cup-crash-2014-5

Cool chart on airliners.

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http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-05-13/what-airlines-really-charge-1-simple-table

Interested in inflation derivatives? Here is what the Fed has to tell you:
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http://www.frbsf.org/economic-research/publications/economic-letter/2014/may/financial-market-outlook-inflation-derivatives/

Production costs of various oil sources…
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http://www.businessinsider.com/crude-oil-cost-of-production-2014-5

I found this chart – which looks interesting -, but as there is no proper explanation I am not sure what I am looking at…
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http://www.businessinsider.com/financial-advisor-insights-may-13-2014-5

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