Best of the Web: 14-12-22, nr 1133

Good morning. For the real geeks out there… Brought to you by Goldman Sachs (and yes, they have a filled in version as well)

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http://uk.businessinsider.com/goldman-sachs-christmas-crossword-2014-12

On inflation targeting

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http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/21/upshot/of-kiwis-and-currencies-how-a-2-inflation-target-became-global-economic-gospel.html

Best of last week.
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https://lukasdaalder.com/2014/12/19/best-in-economics-this-week-december-19/

“Bankers See $1 Trillion of Zombie Investments Stranded in the Oil Fields?
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http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-12-18/bankers-see-1-trillion-of-investments-stranded-in-the-oil-fields.html

So, who was complaining about big firms not spending enough on CAPEX? Or is this all acquisitions?
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/a-new-tech-bubble-seems-to-be-inflating-2014-12

Prety strong sell-off in Emerging Markets debt, these past couple of weeks…
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Some history on crude oil prices
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/annotated-history-crude-oil-prices-since-1861-2014-12

More useless (but interesting) information about US citizens: when they drink
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/12/20/the-days-of-the-year-when-americans-are-most-drunk-visualized/

Schedules for this short week to come
http://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2014/12/schedule-for-week-of-december-21st.html

The best of National Geographic photo’s in 2014
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http://www.theatlantic.com/infocus/2014/12/winners-of-the-2014-national-geographic-photo-contest/100875/

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