Best of the Web: 15-05-19, nr 1223

Good morning. The new spaghetti chart from the Economist. This one is on debt…
http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2015/05/daily-chart-4?fsrc=scn/tw/te/bl/ed/debt

Gee, so if I match the low of a 50% of an oil sell-off, prices normally rebound? Isn’t that the definition of a low, though?
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http://thereformedbroker.com/2015/05/17/what-happens-after-oil-gets-cut-in-half/

The San Francisco Fed has calculated what Q1 GDP would have been would have been with proper seasonal adjustments: +1.8%
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http://www.frbsf.org/economic-research/publications/economic-letter/2015/may/weak-first-quarter-gdp-residual-seasonality-adjustment/

On Margin debt in China…
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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2015/05/18/2129638/does-china-already-have-the-highest-level-of-margins-vs-free-float-in-market-history/

The drawback of healthy job growth: low labour productivity…
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/conservative-plan-to-double-childcare-may-create-jobs-2015-5

Men versus women…
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/women-and-ambition-a-corporate-story-2015-5

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