Best of the Web: 15-04-15, nr 1206

Good morning. All about the falling inflation rate

https://www.bondvigilantes.com/blog/2015/04/14/explaining-collapse-global-inflation-rates-step-forward-china/

US buybacks and dividends are heading towards the USD 1 trillion level in 2015…
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http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/2c1a34d8-dfa5-11e4-a06a-00144feab7de.html

Which may help to explain this…
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/global-stock-price-growth-2015-4

Cool chart on a prediction of the US population from 1948. They missed the outcome by only 120 million people…
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/this-commerce-department-report-from-1948-shows-how-disastrously-off-the-charts-wrong-forecasters-can-be-2015-4

And the complete World Outlook by the IMF has been published, with lots of interesting stuff.
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http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/weo/2015/01/pdf/text.pdf

Oil rig count declines in the past…
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/morgan-stanley-oil-rig-count-forecast-2015-4

Bernanke’s blog part IV. On low interest rates.
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http://www.brookings.edu/blogs/ben-bernanke/posts/2015/04/13-interest-rate-term-premiums

Speaking of which: negative is the name of the game in Europe..
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/investors-are-paying-to-hold-huge-chunks-of-european-government-debt-2015-4

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