Best of the Web: 14-06-06, nr 1009

Good morning. Yesterday’s big news…

And here is the reason why….

Interesting: “ Did Bitcoin Just Have Its First-Ever Reaction To A Central Bank Announcement?”

Very cool interactive chart from the New York Times on how the crisis has impacted the economy (via @Tilly_Kammeron)

On the bright side: both Switzerland and Germany are doing ok, right? (paywall)

Extreme poverty has declined steadily over the decades (but has remained stubbornly high in Africa)

Wealth hits a new all-time high in the US. Not all enjoy the ride…

I don’t think it is of any use of me, but here you go: Capital (controls) in the 21st century

Somehow, I seriously doubt that this represents the true feelings of europeans…


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