Best of the Web: 14-08-27, nr 1052

Good morning. Pretty scary, actually… How rich ISIS currently is

https://medium.com/matter/isis-as-start-up-explosive-growth-highly-disruptive-super-evil-4c7f7d3d99e5

3D printing: still going steady!
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http://www.businessinsider.com/the-case-for-3d-printing-stocks-2014-8

Techno optimists, take note: “Innovation does not equal GDP Growth”
http://growthecon.wordpress.com/2014/08/25/246/

Chicken, egg. Are oil prices falling because speculative longs are being unwound, or the other way round?
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http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-08-26/forget-geopolitical-de-escalation-heres-real-reason-why-oil-tumbling

Not that I believe this relationship makes any sense, but here you go…
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http://www.businessinsider.com/us-economy-could-expand-for-another-5-years-2014-8

Shock, horror!!! ”Pushing on a string: US monetary policy is less powerful in recessions”
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2014/08/pushing-on-a-string-us-monetary-policy-is-less-powerful-in-recessions/

This one you will have to pay for. No idea whether it is worth it. “The Rise and Fall of Performance Investing”
http://www.cfainstitute.org/learning/products/publications/faj/Pages/faj.v70.n4.4.aspx?intCamp=%24topic42+

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