Best of the Web: 15-06-09, nr 1237

Good morning. I am a minority, it seems… And so is my girlfriend. 🙂

http://uk.businessinsider.com/marriage-probabilities-2015-6

Interesting reading on share buybacks and how they do not always mean that the number of stocks decline
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/07/business/stock-buybacks-that-hurt-shareholders.html

Global growth, real time tracker. Or something of that effect
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http://blogs.ft.com/gavyndavies/2015/06/07/asian-rebound-soothes-nerves-about-global-growth/

Pretty impressive chart on the death rate in wars since 1400 (per 100.000 persons alive)…
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2015/06/global-deaths-in-conflicts-since-the-year-1400/

That does it: I am joining a union… (or better yet, I will check the data first)
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/wages-rising-faster-for-union-workers-2015-6

Social CEO’s. Somehow I think that this meant something completely different ten years ago…
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http://www.marketwatch.com/story/heres-what-the-worlds-top-50-ceos-do-on-social-media-2015-06-05

A bit of a review of the US labour market
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2015/06/the-sound-of-an-improving-labor-market/

Although I don’t agree, here is a story on why a rate hike will be bad for stocks (via @erik_aalbers)
Graphic upload
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-06-08/u-s-stocks-on-wrong-side-of-history-with-rate-increase-in-sight

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