Best of the Web: 14-12-01, nr 1118

Good morning. Another blow for gold: the Swiss referendum is a clear no
http://www.businessinsider.com/gold-falls-after-swiss-vote-2014-11
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/3e2c7f18-788b-11e4-b518-00144feabdc0.html

What market is helped by the decline in oil prices…
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http://www.businessinsider.com/oil-prices-could-boost-japans-economy-2014-11

Break-even oil prices across the world.
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http://www.businessinsider.com/citi-breakeven-oil-production-prices-2014-11

And this is a bit more of history…
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http://origin-www.bloombergview.com/quicktake/oil-prices

Best of last week. All in one go.
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https://lukasdaalder.com/2014/11/28/best-in-economics-this-week-november-28

The higher ICOR, the less effective the investments have been… “China’s $6.8-trillion hole?”

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http://www.economist.com/blogs/freeexchange/2014/11/wasted-investment

Some pushback from the bitcoin community on Buiter: “surely we can do Buiter than this?”
http://andolfatto.blogspot.nl/2014/11/bitcoiners-surely-we-can-do-buiter-than.html

FX wars: when will the Chinese let their currency weaken versus the dollar?
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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2014/11/28/2054752/i-see-currency-wars/

Where’s the job growth at in the US.
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http://graphics.wsj.com/mapping-employment-cartograms/

UK banks: growth and mergers…
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/how-british-banking-ended-up-as-a-cartel-2014-11

This one is about happiness and the underlying drivers
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http://www.voxeu.org/article/good-governance-and-wellbeing

Busy week ahead… #schedule
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http://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2014/11/schedule-for-week-of-november-30th.html

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