Best in Economics this week: February 20

 JP Morgan? I wouldn’t have thought of that one… screenshot 2015 02 16 06 09 28

http://uk.businessinsider.com/men-like-some-stocks-women-like-others-2015-2

212 pages on twelve scenarios on how the world the world will end… d7d6ryXixw-UG-hbrG35xKI058AIv9dG3ZQ6-2oL4Zy08xSEB-KLT4_2OweHiiO2v24EMGcKbEJXP6bHSeHCHfBO35iLIBlDosB4drdYOk9kuvTbzqI6FbFrb6DsN01PRm0

http://globalchallenges.org/wp-content/uploads/12-Risks-with-infinite-impact-full-report-1.pdf

Yet another way of looking at zero (or sub-zero) rates

screenshot 2015 02 20 06 20 21

http://uk.businessinsider.com/90-of-the-industrialized-world-right-anchored-by-zirp-2015-2

Pretty shocking, when you think of this one…

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http://uk.businessinsider.com/global-stock-market-1899-2014-2015-2

The capacitor? Remember that one? Or the elastromer? Words counted in patents MI9OyY5s291Or9xD_HP4rjBymXcWltQuJggBB-Vp8fG4ay817UDI55tFadFHz7vyciJP4hjv4TRcSxZ4LITh-i4y3YFjMc976yByolcOfIq-Or4oLpKrBS3_DQbDExQKQ80 . a9Zdk2_MmhNLVf_qgknzJS8SP3vPmyz-F3cZB-KVpMUQqqAUP1w0iORxw8bqRCRdJdIQJ41BjStXdlmfrS9xlds8KoKBkbzBhIqUGnulZJJjtsfWIB1-LqySMORH1cfHpec

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2015/02/a-short-history-of-american-invention/385279/

Greece and the great depression… pie3MhwX6MEgwAPKLgeoV9lQJdB3dbhJ8y4oRMPTyVK6oEwJcxNPKl8OHb2vlb5Z1iSpNnohWeROKJEkWdc32gQgHGXczaUOzAYIrYhY_C03iskHJefGZc-xvsokjCPbwJc

http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2015/02/daily-chart-6

A number of interesting charts. I like this one: the plunge in expected earnings for 2015

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http://uk.businessinsider.com/bi-most-important-charts-in-the-world-2015-2?op=1

The impact of the price collapse in oil…

screenshot 2015 02 17 06 24 59

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

Robots are going to be replacing… military personal… IqI4v8NhiGZTNEicKPVPsUaMhQNX9Sbu1mp0P59qXxtlyfOe5ohlY4C4XI_t5Ezh9xnR3dMbv40LdI7H8yrBH2ECvK6uIOu_xWLGcoxGtkuejsJvkEa7ebJLVo9wtA-a6oU

http://uk.businessinsider.com/goldman-sachs-theres-going-to-be-a-surge-in-spending-on-military-robots-2015-2

Cool map, showing who has been hiding money in the HSBC case… uy938V2dTJK1AhvB91WKm4o2NsNIopDE5sq_E-G5yJIqu4FZarZlEJOnVhlV-Rtjbh_bF6zU_I7N91OyQ5vQz93Ca8PTQ993Xb-rWVzhODHzqqGPS3OWGiHjpC45Oo1McuU

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2015/02/18/map-whos-hiding-the-most-money-in-secret-swiss-bank-accounts/

A day too late, but cool nevertheless: on relationships bnhq-lD6I8TEiF6tshoYV_3NyYkrqVJoBSnVU4korIS6wXXFWEe-O5ssAcEX96SeiR--7Txi8zq7kgg5cqVRq33fvpavnacD7FKvh_mzLV_CkWUy4iyasuW38ObdpmFJlsA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2015/02/13/everything-you-ever-wanted-to-know-about-love-in-25-maps-and-charts/

The chart is old, but still tells a lot about the mess that Libya is in right now… 8694f28PAd1jE3Fm6vatiMxEh7Op5aQObfL1mlY08Cpf02C_Z_Y-Oh66g-qDwH6dNlLVlK2JWwbR0jDjjKTFf2_V5qk3nAHYSkb8m0Q54BMDZKChVGBoKlfwQ-MuRisYKgA

http://uk.businessinsider.com/libya-has-48-billion-barrels-of-oil-but-its-industry-has-almost-entirely-collapsed-2015-2

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