Best of the Web: 14-08-29, nr 1054

Good morning. Cool: The Economist has made an interactive version of Gartner’s techno hype cycle

So, debt buybacks equals leverage…? And another twist: end of QE is the end of buybacks?

Droughts are pushing food prices up (via @ritholtz)

“Europe Bank Cleanup Driving $1.72 Trillion of Asset Sales”

Electrical cars, some background.

Japanese bonds show how low they can go…. (paywall, the Economist)

Predicting is difficult. Even for medical costs…

“Wait, people live here?” (via @laurensswinkels)


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