Best of the Web: 15-02-23, nr 1171

Good morning. This one shouldn’t come as too big a surprise, right?

http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2015/02/weekend-reads-159/

On those high market valuations…
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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2015/02/20/2119665/28-years-hard-capital/

Despite lowered guidance, the stock markets have reacted positively to earnings
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http://www.bespokeinvest.com/thinkbig/2015/2/20/earnings-season-a-success.html

Sounds interesting: a brief history of middle class economics. This chart shows the women part.
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http://www.voxeu.org/article/brief-history-middle-class-economics

And here is even more on the development of the disposable income in the US
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http://glineq.blogspot.nl/2015/02/how-us-income-distribution-changed.html

So close, but now the women participation rate is also in decline…
(Courtesy of the White House)
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2015/02/20/the-underrated-economic-benefit-of-parents-who-work-less/

On a completely different subject. Death sentences in the US. What would the ‘other’ be though…
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http://qz.com/346332/all-the-ways-america-has-chosen-to-execute-people-since-1776/

And, as ever, the schedules for the week to come
http://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2015/02/schedule-for-week-of-february-22-2015.html

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