Best in Economics this week: May 23

http://everyday-i-show.livejournal.com/238528.html

10 years from now, at the butchers…
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http://www.theverge.com/2014/5/19/5731892/signs-depict-an-eerie-near-future

Given that bond yields have been dropping for over thirty years, this chart does not surprise me
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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2014/05/19/1854722/the-sun-also-rises-bond-yields-not-so-much/

Interesting trading strategy. Will it work this time round?
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http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2014-05-16/ritholtz-s-10-friday-reads-lots-about-hedge-funds

A bit of perspective on how big the Indian elections really were
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2014/05/daily-chart-14

Credit Suisse read Piketty and takes a crack at r>g: “we are not (traceably) oligarched by the offspring of Roman emperors”

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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2014/05/22/1859552/credit-suisse-reads-piketty/

Some statistics on how big the stock market in the world currently is
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http://www.thereformedbroker.com/2014/05/22/how-big-is-the-global-stock-market/

Quite a different way of looking at inequality…
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http://filipspagnoli.wordpress.com/2014/05/15/income-inequality-31-the-strange-case-of-the-rising-middle-and-the-hollowing-out-of-the-center/

The deadliest animal in the world?
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2014/05/behavioral-test-what-are-the-worlds-deadliest-animals/

For in them history books: how much the Fed has purchased so far, per month
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http://www.zerohedge.com/contributed/2014-05-20/banks-fed-and-taper

Where is James Bond!!!?

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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2014/05/the-most-lethal-actors-of-all-time-by-number-of-career-kills-on-screen/

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