Best of the Web: 15-03-30, nr 1196

Good morning. Rig count defies oil production (for now)

http://uk.businessinsider.com/oil-rig-count-is-not-important-2015-3

Beautiful short documentary on the decline of Kodak
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http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/22/business/at-kodak-clinging-to-a-future-beyond-film.html?_r=0

A bit of a confusing chart to read, but the message is clear± ageing is not just a Japanese phenomenon
Ritholtz
http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2015-03-27/ritholtz-s-reads-hedge-funds-want-a-new-name

The Chief Economist is restraining supply
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http://gregmankiw.blogspot.nl/2015/03/getting-promoted.html

The classic, once again
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2015/03/interest-rates-arent-going-anywhere-2/

Cool visualization of immigration to the US.
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https://twitter.com/NL_MFA_strategy/status/581399032670617600

And while we are talking about migration: here is an up to date document on migration corridors
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http://www.dallasfed.org/assets/documents/research/eclett/2015/el1502.pdf

And here is how the languages in Europe evolved
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/animated-map-displays-spread-european-language-europe-russia-asia-history-2015-3?r=US

Retail sales mismatch job growth (but watch out: the retail sales number is a nominal number)
retail sales
http://uk.businessinsider.com/us-economic-growth-is-tumbling-2015-3

This one comes under the heading of ‘the misallocation of water’
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http://marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolution/2015/03/the-misallocation-of-water.html

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