Best of the Web: 15-02-09, nr 1161

Good morning. A very cool way to visualize the rise (or fall) of negative yields in Europe
http://qz.com/339843/welcome-to-europe-where-the-bond-market-is-upside-down/

This sounds familiar… “Why S&P 500 can reach the 3,000 level by 2020”
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/ff1c88f6-a588-11e4-8636-00144feab7de.html

The BIS on oil: how debt has only worsened the slide in oil prices…
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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2015/02/07/2114141/bis-theres-an-the-oil-debt-dealer-nexus/

On the improving outlook for the European economy
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http://soberlook.com/2015/02/improvements-in-euro-area-credit.html

Some disturbing numbers on the Russian banking sector….
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/high-interest-rates-push-russian-banks-to-1-trillion-ruble-loss-2015-2

On the risks of a depreciating Chinese yuan
http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2015/02/06/2115141/china-depreciation-risk-you-do-the-math/

Another cool chart showing the ever lower growth rates in the US….
chart 1
http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2015/02/2015-investment-themes/

Krugman makes a point. “Debt Is Money We Owe To Ourselves”
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http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/02/06/debt-is-money-we-owe-to-ourselves/
http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/02/06/debt-a-thought-experiment/

The impact of recessions on ‘trust’. In Russia, no less…
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http://www.voxeu.org/article/crises-and-trust

Didn’t I already show this one before? Dog bites are just as dangerous as lightening…
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2015/02/the-odds-of-dying-in-america/

And the US schedule for the week…
http://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2015/02/schedule-for-week-of-february-8-2015.html

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