Best of the Web: 15-02-06, nr 1160

Good morning. And the world champion of default and rescheduling is…

http://uk.businessinsider.com/greece-spends-90-years-in-default-2015-2

McKinsey has some interesting charts on debt deleveraging… (via Jens Pongratz)
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http://www.mckinsey.com/insights/economic_studies/debt_and_not_much_deleveraging

A reminder for the day traders out there: January payrolls normally disappoint…
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/january-payrolls-consistently-miss-consensus-2015-2

On the other hand….
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/nfib-hiring-intentions-signal-strong-jobs-report-2015-2

Some thoughts on externally held dollar debt
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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2015/02/05/2114071/about-that-9-trillion-global-non-bank-credit-exposure/

Cause, effect or just coincidental correlation?
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http://idiosyncraticwhisk.blogspot.in/2015/02/we-are-100.html

Unemployment benefits in the US
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http://economistsview.typepad.com/economistsview/2015/02/what-percentage-of-unemployed-gets-unemployment-compensation.html

The collapse of the hryivina… eh… hyriv… no. the Hryvnia
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2015/02/ukraines-currency

Hedgefunds preferences…
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/assets-hedge-funds-love-and-hate-2015-2

I haven’t read it, but I like the title: “The illusion of monetary policy independence under flexible exchange rates”

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http://www.voxeu.org/article/illusion-monetary-policy-independence-under-flexible-exchange-rates

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