Best of the Web: 14-08-28, nr 1053

Good morning. Still one of my favorite charts: rates will always rise (but never do)
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-08-27/everyones-fighting-fed-now

How the Dow has changed over times… (via @ritholtz)
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http://online.wsj.com/articles/s-p-500-closes-above-2000-for-first-time-1409055874

So much for deleveraging in the US economy…
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http://blogs.ft.com/andrew-smithers/2014/08/us-economy-the-persistent-myth-of-deleveraging/

Overview article from the IMF on 50 years of change…
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http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/fandd/2014/09/kose.htm

And there are 37 more like these maps, just one click away
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http://www.vox.com/2014/8/26/6063749/38-maps-that-explain-the-global-economy

and speaking of maps: the Economist lists the various frontier disputes with China
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2014/08/daily-chart-15

If this chart is correct, the 1% has been losing ground in the stock markets, which seems odd…
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/03/11/graph-of-the-day-who-actually-benefits-from-a-stock-market-boom/

Hispanic, democratic-voting 65 year olds: I guess they have not gained much from the stock market rally
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http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2013/05/31/stocks-and-the-recovery-majority-of-americans-not-invested-in-the-market/

The end of the inflow into Emerging Markets Debt…? (or just the Russia effect?)
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http://blogs.ft.com/beyond-brics/2014/08/27/em-portfolio-flows-grind-to-a-halt/

…and talking of EM debt: here are some warnings from the BIS
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http://blogs.ft.com/beyond-brics/2014/08/27/why-em-asset-managers-are-on-a-hair-trigger-for-selling/

For the locals, by the IMF: “KINGDOM OF THE NETHERLANDS— CURAÇAO AND SINT MAARTEN”
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http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/scr/2014/cr14239.pdf

Cool pictures. Like this one: grass after lightning strikes (via @ritholtz)
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http://www.tickld.com/x/46-incredible-photos-you-may-not-have-seen-before

 

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