Best of the Web: 14-11-19, nr 1110

Good morning. Merger mania!

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2014/11/17/mega-mergers-popular-again-on-wall-street/

It still is amazing to see those huge swings during the 1930-50 period
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http://www.cbsnews.com/news/the-permanent-effects-of-the-great-recession/

And here are the biggest stock exchanges in the world
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http://www.businessinsider.com/global-stock-market-capitalization-chart-2014-11

The Economist on population and fertility
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2014/11/daily-chart-10

Big data meets economics, according to this article
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http://qz.com/297790/the-remarkable-rise-of-big-data-economics/

Planes. Always fascinating….
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http://www.businessinsider.com/air-flight-traffic-planes-north-atlantic-2014-11

A complete overview of all previous editions of Best of the Web can be found herehttp://tinyurl.com/c8ge4c5. All links provided are collected from public websites, unless otherwise specified. I have not checked the data or information for accuracy used, and therefore do not guarantee that all data provided will be 100% correct. The links provided do not necessarily reflect my personal opinion and should be seen as general interest: oftentimes I do not agree with arguments presented, but nevertheless think it is worthwhile to read them. It is up to the reader to make up their own mind. Suggestions or discussions are more than welcome. Do not quote unless specifically cleared beforehand!

 

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