Best in Economics this week: February 13

Credit Suisse publishes another of their big Investment Return Yearbook

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https://publications.credit-suisse.com/tasks/render/file/?fileID=AE924F44-E396-A4E5-11E63B09CFE37CCB

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

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

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/

USD 294 trillion. And counting…
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/global-financial-assets-2015-2

So where does all that wealth come from?
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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2015/02/12/2118892/context-2/

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/

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

India gives it another try…

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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2015/02/daily-chart-5

Go with the flow. Or was it dead fish who did that?

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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2015/02/12/2118932/a-global-ten-year-flow-of-funds-heat-map/

Well, there’s a sight for sore eyes! Poverty rates are down!

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http://chrisblattman.com/2015/02/09/extreme-poverty-end-todays-rich-world/

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