Best of the Web: 15-04-21, nr 1210

Good morning. Usually a bad sign: correlations are on the rise again

http://uk.businessinsider.com/imf-correlations-among-asset-classes-have-risen-since-2010-2015-4

On what the world could look like, 15 years from now. Or not, of course….
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2015/04/worlds-20-largest-economies-in-2030/

Ah, a classic: just plot three lines on top of each other and draw some random conclusions
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2015/04/generational-lows-lined-up-overlay-also-suggests-risk-of-cyclical-top-in-2015/

About that strong jump in Chinese stocks: we have seen it before (and we are not even halfway there)
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The Fed has already tightened. Or that is what this chart is supposed to show us…
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http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2015/04/17/the-economy-has-slowed-because-the-fed-has-already-tightened/

Asylum seekers
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2015/04/daily-chart-10

Interactive tool showing the water footprint of various food alternatives
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http://graphics.latimes.com/food-water-footprint/

The impact of oil differs across the various US states
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2015/04/plunging-oil-prices-a-boost-for-the-u-s-economy-a-jolt-for-texas/

Cool chart on income developments
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2015/04/20/this-chart-explains-everything-you-need-to-know-about-inequality/

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