Best of the Web: 14-06-09, nr 1010

Good morning. A lot of labour market charts will follow now. To start off with this one….

http://oregoneconomicanalysis.com/2014/06/06/u-s-jobs-are-back-to-pre-recession-levels/

 

Private employment is back to the 2007 level…
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http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/07/upshot/private-jobs-have-recovered-government-jobs-still-lag.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&_r=1

…and here is another chart on that recovery
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http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-06-07/us-workers-prime-25-54-age-group-are-still-26-million-short-recovering-post-crisis-j

Last one in this series: labour market recovery…

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http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-job-markets-five-year-recovery-in-10-charts/

On the fines paid by financial institutions…
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2014/06/contextualizing-bank-fines/

Best of last week. For Economists that is…
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https://lukasdaalder.com/2014/06/09/best-in-economics-this-week-june-6/

Meet the Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI), the new kid on the block for measuring economic well being.
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2014/06/05/why-we-should-abolish-the-gdp/

IMF on Hungary….
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http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/scr/2014/cr14155.pdf

Cool chart on bitcoin: which countries are currently ahead of the pack?
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http://www.businessinsider.com/bitcoin-is-going-to-take-off–just-probably-not-thanks-to-anyone-you-know-2014-6

Apparently everyone sold in May. Or at least that is what zerohedge claims Goldman Sachs is saying
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http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-06-08/sell-may-they-said-and-so-they-did-goldman-finds

The schedules for the short week to come
http://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2014/06/schedule-for-week-of-june-8th.html

 

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