Best of the Web: 15-02-20, nr 1170

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

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

“Wal-Mart good news isn’t for equities: James Saft”
http://in.reuters.com/article/2015/02/19/markets-saft-idINL1N0VS2PX20150219

From the Economic Report of the President
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http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/docs/cea_2015_erp.pdf

Bitcoin! Whatever happened to that…
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http://www.technologyreview.com/news/535221/is-bitcoin-stalling/

Inequality
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2015/02/19/the-profit-motive-behind-walmarts-minimum-wage-hike/

Thanks for all the plastics in the sea…
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2015/02/daily-chart-14

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

Completely useless information… And in fact incorrect for The Netherlands (the Hague is not the capital)
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2015/02/19/why-authoritarian-countries-have-larger-capital-cities-than-democratic-ones/

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