Best of the Web: 14-12-05, nr 1122

Good morning. Cool front page of the Economist, this week
http://www.businessinsider.com/economist-oil-sheikhs-shale-rivals-2014-12

To keep in mind with today’s payroll report…
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http://www.businessinsider.com/ian-sheperdson-november-jobs-revisions-2014-12

There are still some inflationistas out there, apparently…
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2014/12/what-worries-investors/#more-134714

And another important productivity question: are we mismeasuring productivity growth?

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http://macromarketmusings.blogspot.nl/2014/12/are-we-mismeasuring-productivity-growth.html

The US consumer…
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http://thereformedbroker.com/2014/12/03/yes-the-american-consumer-is-back/

Investing is so easy: just do not own the worst performing sector each year…
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http://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21635511-key-stockmarket-success-avoiding-worst-sectors-take-your-pick

Chinese stocks on leverage…
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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2014/12/04/2060581/chinas-levered-stock-market/

Another one on shale gas. The umpteenth…
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http://www.nature.com/news/natural-gas-the-fracking-fallacy-1.16430

Debt in the US: when will the student bubble burst?
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http://online.wsj.com/articles/americans-borrowing-more-briskly-for-cars-homes-1416931220

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