Best of the Web: 15-01-28, nr 1153

Good morning. Very cool chart on the development of earnings through time

http://www.philosophicaleconomics.com/2015/01/explosion/

And here are some more charts on the US corporate sector
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/company-debt-has-plunged-2015-1

To commemorate the great Apple numbers: what if you had not bought that Mac back in 1984, but Apple shares instead…
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http://www.spiegel.de/wirtschaft/unternehmen/bild-1015232-804014.html

I have no clue how this works, but it surely looks interesting…
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http://www.voxeu.org/article/eu-new-fiscal-flexibility-guidelines-assessment

Population weighted world (thanks @went1955)

http://www.vox.com/2015/1/27/7918377/population-cartogram

The shrinking American Middle Class… More charts and stats at the link
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http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015/01/25/upshot/shrinking-middle-class.html?abt=0002&abg=0

Look at it and weep.
Source: Thomson Reuters
http://www.moneyandbanking.com/commentary/2015/1/26/ecb-paddles-both-ways-in-the-rubicon

A nice summary of US stocks in 2014
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http://vixandmore.blogspot.in/2015/01/the-year-in-vix-and-volatility-2014.html

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