Best in Economics this week: September 26

Who’s afraid of rate hikes?
Screenshot 2014-09-26 06.56.19
http://www.businessinsider.com/how-stocks-move-around-first-fed-rate-hikes-2014-9

But let’s not forget this one either…
Screenshot 2014-09-24 06.24.06
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-09-23/how-fed-broke-markets-2-simple-charts

Cool chart on leverage
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http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-09-19/citi-asks-who-levering-answers-everyone-and-finds-median-leverage-has-never-been-hig

On the subject of technology
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http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-09-24/risky-business-most-least-uncertain-industries-america

Flooding risk per country. Doesn’t look good for the Netherlands…
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http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/24/upshot/flooding-risk-from-climate-change-country-by-country.html

Girl Powerrrrrr!
screenshot 2014 09 25 06 22 52
http://www.businessinsider.com/stocks-with-female-directors-outperform-2014-9

Cool chart showing that in the end the odds of dying stack up to… a 100%…?
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http://www.businessinsider.com/whats-the-best-time-in-history-to-be-born-2014-9

A bit of history on monetary policy…
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http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-09-21/chart-day-150-years-global-monetary-policy

Talking about maps: these are the median ages for each country. I am surprised by Russia…
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http://www.vox.com/2014/9/23/6829399/23-maps-and-charts-that-will-surprise-you

Interesting historical perspective on CO2 emissions. China and the US may be the current big emitters, but Europe used to be dominant
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http://www.vox.com/2014/9/22/6805513/un-climate-talks-in-seven-charts

Ah! The separatists are back!!
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http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-09-24/nation-dividing-mapping-worlds-significant-separatist-movements

Debt to equity for companies for various countries. And the winner is….
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2014/09/10-tuesday-pm-reads-105/

Friedman was right after all, except you have to include financial prices into inflation…
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http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-09-23/when-new-normal-fails-problem-traditional-economics-bizarro-centrally-planned-world

Last week’s news, but still interesting. The youth wanted change
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http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2014/09/results-ramifications-neglected-corners-scottish-independence-vote.html

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