Best in Economics this week: June 26

The sad score

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http://www.economist.com/news/europe/21656230-hungary-shuts-door

A pretty cool overview from Bloomberg on global warming. No doubt that it is being disputed…
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http://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2015-whats-warming-the-world/

…which also applies for this one
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http://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2015-06-18/this-year-is-headed-for-the-hottest-on-record-by-a-long-shot

Cool overview of the number of crisis since 2007. Japan is the odd one out: tsunami and nuclear disaster do not count for much…
NPLs
http://croakingcassandra.com/2015/06/22/financial-crises-since-2007/

Delisting
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www.ritholtz.com/blog/2015/06/where-did-all-the-publicly-traded-listings-go/

Mmmm… So the main disability in Syria was depression and not war in 2013?
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http://www.economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21654565-global-disability

Something I have flagged as well: the remarkable absence of volatility in US equities…
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2015/06/looking-for-for-volatility-in-all-the-wrong-places/

This makes me wonder whatever happened to that 15 year old girl who bought that house at the low of the market..?
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http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/18/upshot/after-an-era-of-ups-and-downs-home-prices-return-to-sanity.html

This should be interesting: “A measure of Price Pressures”
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2015/06/a-measure-of-price-pressures/

Some comments of Bruegel on the attainability of 4% growth
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http://www.bruegel.org/nc/blog/detail/article/1652-the-4-percent-growth-target/

The US rules the world in fintech
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/this-chart-proves-the-us-is-leading-the-world-in-fintech-investing-2015-6

The success rate of the activist funds as a driver behind M&A

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http://uk.businessinsider.com/three-charts-on-ma-2015-6

Some pretty cool pictures taken from above.

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http://www.theguardian.com/travel/gallery/2015/jun/04/incredible-images-of-earth-from-above-travel-photography

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