Best of the Web: 15-06-05, nr 1235

Good morning. Now even Goldman Sachs is calling on companies to stop buying back their own stocks!

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-06-02/goldman-sachs-to-companies-stop-buying-back-your-stock

And even more on stock buybacks. In the end, there will be no shares left…
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http://www.blackrockblog.com/2015/06/01/pay-attention-todays-buyback-boom/

On ageing in Europe
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http://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21653660-europes-ageing-population-poses-long-term-threat-monetary-union-force

Robot density. Sounds sort of eery…
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http://www.wsj.com/articles/meet-the-new-generation-of-robots-for-manufacturing-1433300884

Some thoughts from alphaville on etfs/etps.
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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2015/06/04/2131048/all-your-futures-may-belong-to-long-term-value-investors/

The decline in bond holdings by dealers…
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/bond-market-liquidity-chart-2015-6

It is always the 0.001%, isn’t it?
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2015/06/04/as-the-rich-become-super-rich-they-pay-lower-taxes-for-real/

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