Best in Economics this week: March 13

Cool chart on S&P sector weightings through time…
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If QE does not work, the ECB might consider to the definition of US core inflation, as plan B.

And talking about core inflation, getting deflation on that level is rare

A bit of (interesting) history on a period that looks a lot like the current period

From the fragile five to the Troubled Trio (via Nimesh Chandan)

Cool interactive chart on the changes in the Dow Jones over time. Remember ‘Victor talking machine’ or ‘Remington typewriter’?
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Interesting question: “Could Reduced Drilling Also Reduce GDP Growth?“

Bitcoin is now a Chinese currency. Of sorts.

Ageing Germany

Here is someone who has started the recession watch for the US

So there you go: this tells you all you need to know about India. If not, click on the link below

This looks interesting: real time growth.

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