Best of the Web: 15-01-21, nr 1148

Good morning. On that rise of the dollar

http://www.bespokeinvest.com/thinkbig/2015/1/20/dollar-index-still-flying.html

All about that QE program that will be announced tomorrow
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2015/01/graphics
http://in.reuters.com/article/2015/01/20/markets-saft-idINL1N0UV2A120150120

And here are some consensus numbers on the whole affair
http://www.forexlive.com/blog/2015/01/21/societe-generale-65-of-investors-expect-ecb-qe-21-january-2015/

Eight different scales to explain all the differences in culture
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/the-culture-map-8-scales-for-work-2015-1

The European banking sector has been a lot stronger than people had hoped for!
ECB Bank Lending Survey
http://uk.businessinsider.com/ecb-bank-lending-survey-shows-big-rise-in-credit-demand-by-european-companies-2015-1

Trading in currencies is not a very profitable business for retailers
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http://blogs.wsj.com/moneybeat/2015/01/16/six-in-ten-retail-forex-traders-lose-money-each-quarter/

Are we back to the point where oil tankers will be used as storage again?
contango storage
http://uk.businessinsider.com/colossal-oil-tankers-storing-contango-price-rebound-2015-1

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