Best of the Web: 14-05-15, nr 994

Good morning. Ok, so the three European economies that expanded the most since 2000 are….
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-05-14/geithner-confirms-mafia-linked-berlusconis-forced-ouster-says-us-did-not-have-blood-

 

Krugman is calling for higher inflation targets. I am getting a big deja vu here….
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https://webspace.princeton.edu/users/pkrugman/pksintra.pdf

A very interesting read/podcast by Planet Money on food aid in Somalia…
http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2014/05/13/312150579/in-somalia-collecting-people-for-profit

Leverage. It is fun while it lasts…
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http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-05-14/how-debt-trap-swallowed-asia-three-charts

I get the feeling that I already featured this piece of research, but not this particular chart. On the decline of productivity
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2014/05/global-lessons-for-inclusive-growth/

Not sure whether it is representative, but I like these outcomes. “I want the upside but not the downside”

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http://streettalklive.com/index.php/analysis/daily-x-change.html

The real fragile five. Not so big, but a lot more fragile just to compensate
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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2014/05/14/1850762/the-real-fragile-five/

Cool overview of the London Silver market (via zerohedge)
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http://www.zerohedge.com/sites/default/files/images/user5/imageroot/2014/05/London%20Silver%20Market%20Timeline.pdf

And, as always recommended, ‘De week in tweets’!
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http://www.oneworld.nl/bloggen/blogs/de-week-tweets/de-week-tweets-8

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