Best in Economics this week: August 1

This was the week that Argentina defaulted…

A new report by the IMF on imbalances. Trade imbalances, that is.

2014 might be the biggest M&A year on record.

Interesting chart: perceptions of inequality fall short of the actual inequality…

A bit of knowledge for a pub quiz….

Very strong image…

The Debt Mountain! It looks less threatening than normal though…
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So much for deleveraging…

And still, German bond yields refuse to go higher…

Nice one. Analyst are always positive. On average.

Interesting reading: the IMF’s assessment on the UK economy. The last time they missed target by a wide margin…

What if all the ice in the world melts… Cool sliding tool

And some humor to end the week with
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