Best in Economics this week: May 1

HA HA HA HA! I guess I have the title for the next blog handed to me… 🙂
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http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2015/04/28/this-was-never-easy.aspx

Mmmmmm. So…. It is all to blame on the unions!! 🙂
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http://www.oneworld.nl/blog/de-week-tweets/de-week-van-went-tweets-55

Why call it a bubble, right?
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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/

Interesting fact: the consumption of durable goods in the Euro area has been pretty strong for over a year
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http://www.ecb.europa.eu/pub/pdf/ecbu/eb201503.en.pdf

The IMF reports on sub Saharan Africa
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http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/reo/2015/afr/eng/pdf/sreo0415.p

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/

Some more thoughts on why we should not worry about the weak capex spending
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http://humblestudentofthemarkets.blogspot.nl/2015/04/how-i-learned-to-stop-worrying-and-love.html

In case you need some guidance on the Greek situation (via @leonmwc)
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/chart-how-greeces-bailout-crisis-could-end-2015-4

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

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