Best of the Web: 14-12-12, nr 1127

Good morning. Something has got to give…
http://delong.typepad.com/sdj/2014/12/over-at-equitable-growth-the-federal-reserve-discounts-the-bond-markets-view-daily-focus.html

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/

Oil production change between 2008 and 2013
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/us-energy-production-boom-charts-2014-12

One thing is for sure: Japan cannot join the eurozone like this
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2014/12/japan-graphics

Greece, the financial markets version…
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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2014/12/11/2068721/syriza-in-the-bond-market/

The ECB monthly. The decline of consumer credit
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http://www.ecb.europa.eu/pub/pdf/mobu/mb201412en.pdf

US net worth dipped in Q3. Thanks to equities…
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http://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2014/12/feds-flow-of-funds-household-net-worth.html

Water stress in China…
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/12/11/around-the-world-people-living-near-water-dont-have-enough-water/

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/

And today Reuters presents its best pictures for 2014
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http://www.reuters.com/news/picture/2014/12/03/best-photos-of-the-year

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