Best of the Web: 15-05-15, nr 1221

Good morning. Interesting way of showing how this reporting season has been…

https://www.bespokepremium.com/think-big-blog/earnings-season-winds-down-and-the-winners-are/

A speech by Draghi. Should be interesting.
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https://www.ecb.europa.eu/press/key/date/2015/html/sp150514.en.html

A study combining three major trends: urbanisation, sharing economy and selfdriving cars. 2 out of 3 cars could be taken out…
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http://www.internationaltransportforum.org/Pub/pdf/15CPB_Self-drivingcars.pdf

Cool chart on the development (and expected development) of global wealth
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/freeexchange/2015/05/global-inequality

The current hawk-dove (or dove-hawk) scale of the Fed
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http://blogs.reuters.com/data-dive/2015/02/24/the-fed-dove-hawk-scale/

Ah! It’s a Minsky moment!
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http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2015/05/12/bond-market-plunge-shows-how-stability-can-breed-instability/

Not very surprising, but shocking nevertheless…
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/deutsche-bank-greece-suffering-a-new-exodus-2015-5

US spending on…
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http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2015/05/lotteries-americas-70-billion-shame/392870/

On unsafe planes
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2015/05/14/the-safest-and-deadliest-ways-to-travel/

The economic difference between North and South Italy…
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https://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21651261-north-limps-ahead-south-swoons-tale-two-economies

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