Best of the Web: 15-08-13, nr 1269

Good morning. Ageing by the year 2050
http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2015/08/world-population-over-65-in-2050/

Who sold the European bonds…?
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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2015/08/12/2137193/who-sold-european-bonds/

Cool chart. Probably all wrong, but still: it looks cool.
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http://www.bradford-delong.com/2015/08/noted-for-your-afternoon-procrastination-for-august-12-2015.html

Info on how the hedge fund world is positioned nowadays
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/this-is-what-hedge-funds-are-buying-right-now-2015-8

Cool stuff. I am telling ya.Ge7X84Mwr_7-R-yjP1J_vTb0NWMxrIEYakAryownCFuk-94u11YaBiydeRnPiBd8u3ngCG9RTN9iIEAUi8TfXUm4cMZVq5t8Ad-n8SDUKmZWIBAqJJVVZrkV2rAQYAVeCmHCl6Ofhttp://www.bis.org/review/r150811a.pdf

Some cool perspective on the recent weakening of the yuan (that blip up at the end of the chart)
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2015/08/charting-a-decade-of-yuan-moves/

The link between China and commodities
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http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2015-08-12/beware-the-bubble-in-bubble-warnings

A bit of reading on the banking sector: “around the world in 8,379 Foreign Entities”

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http://libertystreeteconomics.newyorkfed.org/2015/08/around-the-world-in-8379-foreign-entities.html#.Vcu4o1OqpBd

Ok, so I am to believe that Italians have brown, instead of black hair…?
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/fascinating-facts-about-chinese-people-2015-8

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