Best of the Web: 15-02-10, nr 1162

Good morning. Six things made extremely cheap by technology

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-02-05/six-things-technology-has-made-insanely-cheap

The best of last week, in 15 charts…
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https://lukasdaalder.com/2015/02/06/best-in-economics-this-week-february-6/

Although over the longer run, hiking rates is no threat for stocks, the recent experiences are not so positive
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/how-stocks-move-around-first-fed-rate-hikes-2015-2?r=US

Currency volatility is on the rise, thanks to central banks…
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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2015/02/09/2116181/currency-wars-and-central-bank-credibility/

The pattern is familiar by now: analysts are lowering their too bullish estimates for the year
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/markets-chart-of-the-day-february-9-2015-2?r=US

Yert another way to vizualise the collapse of oil: this time relative to the S&P
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http://www.bespokeinvest.com/thinkbig/2015/2/9/oil-charts.html

The Fed on the case of the declining productivity. Or did it not decline?
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http://www.frbsf.org/economic-research/publications/economic-letter/2015/february/economic-growth-information-technology-factor-productivity/

This map mostly shows… that linked-in is pretty popular in the lowlands
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http://blog.linkedin.com/2014/10/22/defining-a-city-by-its-professional-skill-set-with-data-from-linkedin/

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