Best of the Web: 15-06-11, nr 1239

Good morning. The World Bank cuts its growth outlook, although it raises expectations for the Eurozone

http://www.wsj.com/articles/world-bank-cuts-2015-global-growth-forecast-to-2-8-1433966532

Unexpected rate cut in New Zealand, the kiwi (its currency) drops
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/new-zealand-cuts-rates-june-10-2015-6?r=US
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/eab73554-0fe7-11e5-94d1-00144feabdc0.html#axzz3cizH6m79

Inflation expectations spur consumption. So does that imply that deflation expectations do the opposite?
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http://www.voxeu.org/article/inflation-expectations-spur-consumption

Bitcoins: a guide for the uninitiated. As if any readers of #botw is uninitiated in bitcoins…
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/3/d6de6338-0e96-11e5-8aca-00144feabdc0.html#axzz3cfvcylka

Some factoids on buybacks
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/announced-buybacks-up-50-in-2015-but-that-probably-doesnt-matter-2015-6

A bit of good news on the carbon emission side of things (via @PAvBoesschoten)
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http://www.carbonbrief.org/blog/2015/06/10-charts-showing-why-carbon-emissions-stalled-last-year/

Ah! I feel a good conspiracy theory coming up!
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/selling-in-the-final-30-minutes-of-trading-2015-6

2025! I hope I will make it!!
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http://qz.com/417014/self-driving-trucks-are-going-to-hit-the-us-economy-like-a-human-driven-truck/

As always worth to check out the weekly overview from Went
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http://www.oneworld.nl/blog/de-week-tweets/de-week-van-went-tweets-60

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