Best of the Web: 15-05-28, nr 1229

Good morning. Penetration rates in connectivity: mobile rules the waves…

http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2015/05/daily-chart-10

Do central banks need capital? The answer depends on who you ask, apparently…
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http://www.moneyandbanking.com/commentary/2015/5/26/do-central-banks-need-capital

Cool question: “Why The Oldest Person In The World Keeps Dying?”. And did we do some doping control on that Jeanne Calment??

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http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/why-the-oldest-person-in-the-world-keeps-dying/

More about China’s new naval ambitions…
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http://www.wsj.com/articles/chinas-naval-abilities-test-asias-insecurities-1432724142

…and talking about military ambitions…
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2015/05/nuclear-explosions-since-1945-2/

Ah: megatrends! We haven’t seen these for some time now…
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http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-05-26/goldman-these-seven-megatrends-are-going-to-reshape-the-auto-industry

And an article IV consultation on Switzerland
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http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/scr/2015/cr15132.pdf

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