Best of the Web: 15-02-17, nr 1167

Good morning. This one is a bit old, but thanks to Presidents Day I put it up

http://uk.businessinsider.com/global-impact-of-50-oil-price-fall-2015-2

Kill the financial sector and double productivity growth… Or something like that
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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2015/02/16/2119138/crush-the-financial-sector-end-the-great-stagnation/

Some ‘state of the art’ research that shows that lower growth is related to a drop in labour productivity
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http://www.voxeu.org/article/tracking-gdp-when-long-run-growth-uncertain

US consumers are not spending their oil price windfall as expecetd…
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/us-consumers-are-spending-less-gas-savings-2015-2

Just go for the Asian and European returns and leave the US markets. 🙂 (but why does this chart stop at 2007…?)
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2015/02/10-presidents-day-reads/

UK -although outperforming in Europe- is still in a very weak growth recovery…
UK recovery
http://uk.businessinsider.com/italy-is-failing-to-learn-the-uks-lessons-on-austerity-2015-2

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