Best of the Web: 15-05-18, nr 1222

Good morning. I have shown something to this effect earlier. Average is sort of rare in stock markets
https://www.bespokepremium.com/think-big-blog/the-rarest-of-them-all-a-mid-single-digit-percentage-year/

“How Much Should a Currency Be Worth? No One Really Knows“
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http://www.wsj.com/articles/how-much-should-a-currency-be-worth-no-one-really-knows-1431890492

A bit of reading on my favorite subject: bubbles
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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2015/05/15/2129602/charting-the-secular-stagnation-bubble-hypothesis/

Cool: for the fans of Mad Men. What happened to all the brands in the series?
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http://consumerist.com/2015/05/15/that-was-then-this-is-now-how-72-brands-from-mad-men-have-changed-since-don-draper-was-in-charge/

This one comes without a comment
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/consumer-staples-outperform-during-recession-2015-5

Some thoughts of Krugman on Executive pay being linked to American football salaries
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http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/05/15/broken-windows-and-american-oligarchy/

This sounds like an interesting book on global warming.
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http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2015/jun/04/new-solution-climate-club/

The newest thing: the trade in farmland…
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http://www.vox.com/2014/11/20/7254883/farmland-trade-land-grab

And, yes, the US schedule for the week ahead…
http://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2015/05/schedule-for-week-of-may-17-2015.html

Some stunning (and disturbing) pictures on overpopulation (via @wishmaster_nl)
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http://www.1millionwomen.com.au/blog/pictures-our-world-overconsumption/

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