Best in Economics this week: June 20

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The week that ISIS dominated the headlines….
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2014/06/daily-chart-9

Some more Iraq: where the growth of oil/energy is supposed to come from
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http://www.businessinsider.com/iraq-versus-us-projected-crude-output-2014-6

A bit of longer term perspective on this low volatility period…
screenshot 2014 06 18 06 22 24
http://www.bespokeinvest.com/thinkbig/2014/6/17/1-moves.html

Remember the time the average CEO’s earned only 20 times as much as the average worker? Neither do I…
screenshot 2014 06 16 06 10 37
http://www.businessinsider.com/ceo-compensation-chart-2014-6

23? That must have been… eh… 23 years ago for me…
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http://www.businessinsider.com/echo-boom-2014-6

Take out the Emerging Markets and the link between inflation and money supply is limited at best
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http://www.businessinsider.com/investors-taking-on-emerging-market-debt-2014-6

The Fed reduced volatility in rates, but is appears to have increased (via @leonmwc)
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http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/08/opinion/sunday/the-biology-of-risk.html

Japan. The outlier
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http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-06-13/sea-money-printing-what-happened-all-liquidity

Best football chart I have seen so far…

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http://qz.com/221777/world-cup-sex-rules/

Not particularly new, but interesting nevertheless
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http://awealthofcommonsense.com/need-recession-meaningful-correction-stocks/

Totally useless, but one of the more interesting charts I have seen in weeks…
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/06/17/the-generational-battle-of-butter-vs-margarine/

33 seconds worth of retail spending in the US. A variation on the debt clock theme
screenshot 2014 06 20 06 55 19
http://www.retale.com/info/retail-in-real-time/

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