Best in Economics this week: December 12

Very cool website with various interactive valuation tools for all the important stock markets in the world
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http://www.starcapital.de/research/stockmarketvaluation?SortBy=Shiller_PE

I have said it before and I will say it again: growth does not equal stock market return.
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http://awealthofcommonsense.com/people-will-never-learn/

The big question for 2015: who is right here…?
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http://blogs.ft.com/gavyndavies/2014/12/08/the-feds-plan-to-normalise-interest-rates/

The totally subjective top 85 of most disruptive ideas of our time!
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http://www.businessweek.com/features/85ideas/

Here is some more on China…
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https://twitter.com/m_mcdonough/status/542776648945639426

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

James bond and his much younger co-stars (until now)
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/12/07/james-bond-finally-falls-for-a-woman-his-own-age/

Okay, so hedge funds are having a bad spell…
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http://managed-futures-blog.attaincapital.com/2014/05/20/why-hedge-funds-dont-care-if-theyre-underperforming-the-sp/

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

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/

Interestingly, oil prices have been rather stable in terms of Rubble… (redline top left chart)
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http://www.businessinsider.com/commodity-price-moves-in-9-currencies-2014-12

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

Very cool moving chart-series by Bloomberg on the decline in oil consumption
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2014/12/awesome-oilenergy-infographic/

The top 10 of pictures in 2014 according to Time…
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http://time.com/3572139/time-top-10-photos-2014/

…and -the new toy- the top ten of drone pictures in 2014..
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http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-30415475

…while Reuters is more down to earth
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http://www.reuters.com/news/picture/2014/12/03/best-photos-of-the-year

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