Best in Economics this week: December 26

http://www.theatlantic.com/infocus/2014/12/winners-of-the-2014-national-geographic-photo-contest/100875/

The best pie chart I have seen so far
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http://www.beheadingboredom.com/artistic-pie-chart/

The impact of the decline in oil prices
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/energy-sector-share-of-economy-markets-2014-12

A Christmas tree, this time on Christmas hits
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/12/23/why-our-christmas-music-is-still-stuck-in-the-50s/

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

Stock market volatility has been low in the US this year
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/historical-sp-500-intrayear-declines-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/

A bit of history on crude oil prices
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/annotated-history-crude-oil-prices-since-1861-2014-12

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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