Best of the Web: 15-02-25, nr 1173

Good morning. A very old chart, but very impressive nevertheless

http://www.businessinsider.com/these-charts-explain-the-real-death-of-the-music-industry-2011-2

Even a bit more of history. No clue for which country though…
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/interest-rates-since-3000-bc-2015-2

Ah yes, and what happened last week…?
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https://lukasdaalder.com/2015/02/20/best-in-economics-this-week-february-20/

All the corporate debt in the world, combined (and some more statistics on it, one click away)
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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2015/02/24/2120128/behind-the-post-crisis-rich-world-bond-market-boom/

I would expect there to be a U-turn at one point though…
The greater the income share of the rich, the lower the savings rate
https://www.bondvigilantes.com/blog/2015/02/24/want-generate-economic-growth-encourage-rich-spend/

Always negative on bonds…
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http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/24/upshot/we-keep-flunking-forecasts-on-interest-rates-distorting-the-budget-outlook.html

The OECD study on the UK was published yesterday
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http://www.oecd.org/newsroom/the-uk-has-done-well-but-has-to-finish-the-job-productivity-is-key-to-sustained-growth.htm

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