Best of the Web: 15-04-22, nr 1211

Good morning. Much ado about not all that much, really

http://uk.businessinsider.com/sp-500-peaks-and-troughs-in-2015-2015-4

Despite the low interest rates, 15% of US tax dollars went to interest on federal debt in 2014
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2015/04/where-your-2014-taxes-went/

This is about the time bonds are starting to price in the first rate hike. Well, if rates get hiked in september, that is
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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2015/04/21/2127111/countdown-to-lift-off/

The first indications for US earnings season so far
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https://www.bespokepremium.com/think-big-blog/earnings-and-revenue-beat-rates/

Productivity gains in the Euro area between 1990 and 2013 have been pretty mixed…
Source: Conference Board, Total Economy Database.
http://www.moneyandbanking.com/commentary/2015/4/20/the-euro-areas-debt-hangover

The Greece Endgames. Almost sounds like a sporting event…
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www.nakedcapitalism.com/2015/04/greece-endgame-nears.html

You can trust The Economist to come up with a cool chart on Moore’s law…
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/economist-explains/2015/04/economist-explains-17

But this interactive one isn’t bad either: who remembers Motorola…?
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2015/04/daily-chart-8

Putting things into perspective: what the US would look like on Jupiter (and a couple more of these images one click away)
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http://www.vox.com/2015/4/17/8432733/space-maps

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