Best of the Web: 14-12-10, nr 1125

Good morning. The big question for 2015: who is right here…?

http://blogs.ft.com/gavyndavies/2014/12/08/the-feds-plan-to-normalise-interest-rates/

And… back are the Greek!
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2014/12/turmoil-greece

Cool chart, showing what infla… eh… deflation will look like under various oil scenario’s
Inflation after oil

http://uk.businessinsider.com/the-oil-slump-could-plunge-europe-into-deflation-2014-12

So much for the importance of big business in the US…
cotd sp500 jobs
http://www.businessinsider.com/sp-500-global-employment-2014-12

The impact of oil in the High Yield market
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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2014/12/09/2066601/disaggregating-high-yield-returns-by-sector/

I did not check this, but it feels logical
oil prices falling
http://www.businessinsider.com/oil-prices-gdp-growth-great-news-2014-12

Cool chart on expected fertility of Japan through the decades…
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http://qz.com/309094/the-quartz-chart-of-the-year-candidates-continue-to-pile-up/

By the bank of England: “Why is the UK banking system so big, and is that a problem?”
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http://www.bankofengland.co.uk/publications/Documents/quarterlybulletin/2014/qb14q402.pdf

Economist keep on getting a bad press. They have stopped debating (or they have moved it to the internet, but that is apparently not considered…)
Economics debate
http://dissidentvoice.org/2014/12/the-rise-and-fall-of-debate-in-economics/

The oil (and commodity) dependency of the countries in the world
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2014/12/commodity-dependency

And the OECD on income inequality and the impact on growth
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http://www.oecd.org/els/soc/Focus-Inequality-and-Growth-2014.pdf

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