Best of the Web: 15-04-13, nr 1204

Good morning. How much longer can this expansion last?

http://www.businessinsider.com/duration-of-us-economic-expansions-since-the-1850s-2015-4

Cashless economies… (and the Netherlands leads, by volume)
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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2015/04/10/2126212/buiter-on-the-death-of-cash/

I wasn’t aware of this one…
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http://theirrelevantinvestor.tumblr.com/post/115959006458/european-stocks-are-breaking-out-i-dont-know-too

Earnings recessions do not always lead to real recessions
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/monday-scouting-report-apr-13-2015-2015-4

Deflation through the ages
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http://www.voxeu.org/article/historical-look-deflation

So much for joining that euro… The poor in Greece are back 35 years in time
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2015/04/10/greeces-poor-are-back-to-where-they-were-in-1980/

For them number crunchers
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https://www.bespokepremium.com/think-big-blog/mondays-thursdays-for-the-bulls/

Solar energy is getting more competitive by the year
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http://www.economist.com/news/international/21647975-plummeting-prices-are-boosting-renewables-even-subsidies-fall-not-toy

Too much money…
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http://qz.com/380342/the-global-economys-bizarre-problem-too-much-money/

And in case you have missed it: the US Presidential elections are on!
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2015/04/us-presidential-candidate-announcements

Why people have not invested in the stock market, the US outcome
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http://www.bankrate.com/finance/consumer-index/money-pulse-0415.aspx

Schedules for the week to come
http://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2015/04/schedule-for-week-of-april-12-2015.html

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