Best in Economics this week: March 20

The German yield curve in 3D
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2015/03/3-d-view-of-the-yield-curve/

The unbelievable rise in US earnings parked overseas…
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/us-corporate-cash-stashed-overseas-2015-3?r=US

Cool chart on bear markets.
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2015/03/bear-markets-happen/

Cool way to show that certain countries have been on a different business cycle. And still are.
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/the-state-of-every-major-economy-in-the-world-right-now-macquarie-20

Emerging markets and the strong greenback…
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http://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21646803-debt-ridden-emerging-markets-are-heading-nasty-dollar-hangover-feeling-green

The BIS takes a look at the cost of deflation and finds that it is not as bad as some people claim
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http://www.bis.org/publ/qtrpdf/r_qt1503e.pdf

Cool overview of the biggest creditors at the IMF
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2015/03/imf-credit-outstanding-by-member/

Solar broke another record in 2014: let’s do it again in 2015!
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http://www.motherjones.com/blue-marble/2015/03/2014-was-biggest-year-solar-power-ever

“Bonds Hit Boiling Point Thanks to ECB”
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http://www.wsj.com/articles/ecb-brings-eurozone-bonds-to-boiling-point-1426506237

A cool overview of the annual salaries of world leader
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/salaries-of-13-major-world-leaders-2015-3

PE is not a very good measure to use for short term valuation purposes…
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/r2-of-sp-500-pe-and-returns-2015-3

An Article IV consultation by the IMF on Iceland: always interesting
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http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/scr/2015/cr1573.pdf
Back into time: Irish GDP is now where it was in 2003, Haiti is now 65 years back in time…
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http://glineq.blogspot.nl/2015/03/v-behaviorurldefaultvmlo.html

On market neutrality of the ECB bond buying. Or the lack thereof…
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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2015/03/16/2121855/bund-cookies/

An DNA map of the UK (one click away)
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http://qz.com/365830/10000-years-of-war-and-immigration-captured-in-this-dna-map-of-britain/

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