Best in Economics this week: January 9

The week the world was shocked by the attack on Charlie Hebdo
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2015/01/07/the-charlie-hebdo-killings-are-the-deadliest-attack-on-western-journalists-in-decades/

The short version of the performance of financial markets in 2015
2014 recap
http://uk.businessinsider.com/2014-futures-performance-2014-12

Cool charts on the population density for nine city’s
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http://www.vox.com/2015/1/2/7480993/population-density-visualized

I already knew the left part of this chart: the right one is new
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www.ritholtz.com/blog/2014/12/global-carbon-footprint-2/

Ok, how high do you score on the resolution score?
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http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2015-01-05/ritholtzs-reads-good-times-and-bad-lessons

News in 2014, or at least how the Americans consumed it
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2015/01/the-year-in-news/

On maturing debt in 2015…
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/how-deflation-will-affect-europe-2015-1

Oil at 50. Or thereabouts.
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2015/01/daily-chart-1

Turnover in the S&P500
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/sp-500-deletions-due-to-distress-2014-12

Interesting chart on how diseases appear to be fighting a losing battle…
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http://blogs.spectator.co.uk/fraser-nelson/2014/12/why-2015-will-probably-be-the-best-year-in-human-history/

Counting down to a new crisis for Ukraine…
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/freeexchange/2015/01/ukraines-economy

Interesting to see that with the exception of Japan, the decline in market shares have been limited
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/export-share-chart-2015-1

US elections: no crisis to be seen…
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http://conversableeconomist.blogspot.nl/2015/01/2014-us-congressional-campaign-spending.html

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