Best of the Web: 15-04-24, nr 1213

Good morning. Best of the Web is aimed at reducing gut feeling decisions, it appears…

http://thisisindexed.com/2015/04/the-irony-of-the-internet/

Interesting. But will it hold?
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http://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21649539-junk-bonds-have-been-remarkably-good-credits-default-not-stars

Spoofing meets flashcrash.
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http://johnhcochrane.blogspot.in/2015/04/just-when-you-thought-financial.html

US buybacks are still on the rise
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http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-04-23/obsessive-buybacks-could-be-big-mistake-serious-people-tell-unserious-people

The Economist on the remarkable (and much welcome) growth strenght of Africa, despite downgrades
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/freeexchange/2015/04/africa-and-commodity-prices

Pretty shocking, actually… On the political divide in the US
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2015/04/23/a-stunning-visualization-of-our-divided-congress/

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