Best of the Web: 15-03-25, nr 1193

Good morning. China is investing more and more into Europe…

http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2015-03-23/china-wants-to-buy-europe

…while importing less from Australia…
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/australia-is-essentially-just-a-big-china-hedge-fund-2015-3

The rising importance of mortgages in the banking sector of developed countries
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http://www.frbsf.org/economic-research/publications/economic-letter/2015/march/great-mortgaging-business-cycle-recovery/

A moment of light entertainment (via +Tom Voute)
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https://twitter.com/Amazing_Maps/status/580157438906785792

The Economist on Greece
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2015/03/daily-chart-12

The effect of banking crisis on the world economy
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http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/survey/so/2015/POL031815A.htm

Ok: I know the axis starts at 40 (which is misleading), but still: 47% of US households are non-savers…
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/half-of-america-doesnt-save-any-money-2015-3

A simple guide to secular stagnation
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http://www.moneyandbanking.com/commentary/2015/3/23/a-simple-guide-to-secular-stagnation

And here is secular stagnation meets the smurfs…
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http://thelongandshort.org/issues/season-three/explaining-secular-stagnation.html

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