Best of the Web: 15-04-28, nr 1214

Good morning. Why call it a bubble, right?

https://www.bespokepremium.com/think-big-blog/u-s-losing-share-as-china-hong-kong-gain/

And speaking of bubbles: this is a very cool animation on the Nasdaq roller coaster ride. Watch the PE’s!
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http://graphics.wsj.com/3d-nasdaq/

The ECB’s buying program has not lead to the expected further spread compression just yet…
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http://www.wsj.com/articles/investors-hunt-bargains-in-european-corporate-bonds-1429033188

Interesting question: “Why risk is hard to measure”
http://www.voxeu.org/article/why-risk-hard-measure

Is this the result of the ultralow interest rates?
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http://jpkoning.blogspot.nl/2015/04/plumbing-depths-of-effective-lower-bound.html

European earnings: not as good as some claim them to be…
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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2015/04/24/2127707/charting-european-profits-hope-vs-evidence/

Not much of a surprise, but here you go: men want daughters to be more independent than their wives
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2015/04/27/the-disturbing-differences-in-what-men-want-in-their-wives-and-their-daughters/

More on Greece and the refinancing of the debt
Greece timeline
http://uk.businessinsider.com/europe-says-time-is-running-out-for-greece-eurogroup-riga-2015-4

Living on the 98th floor…
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2015/04/daily-chart-13

Some more on that traditionally weak first quarter
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http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/24/upshot/why-you-cant-put-faith-in-reports-of-first-quarter-economic-slumps.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&abt=0002&abg=0

Oh, and let’s not forget about the volcano either… (via @diederickRaven)
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http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-32429214
http://www.reuters.com/news/picture/editors-choice

And this week’s schedule!
http://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2015/04/schedule-for-week-of-april-26-2015.html

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