Best of the Web: 15-08-17, nr 1271

Good morning. Government debt around the world…

http://www.businessinsider.com/graph-worlds-debt-share-by-country-2015-8

A bit of reading on the retail sales numbers in the US
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/consumer-spending-outlook-before-rate-hike-2015-8

Cool bubble warning chart: once it hits the black line, you know there is something wrong
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/sothebys-stock-bubble-chart-2015-8

European growth has slowed down in Q2. Due to the usual suspects
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/freeexchange/2015/08/economic-growth-europe

Which is also something that you can conclude from this chart
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2015/08/daily-chart-4

Research showing that QE has had a major impact on the financial markets. Not that surprising, really
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http://bankunderground.co.uk/2015/08/14/very-much-anticipated-ecb-qe-had-a-big-impact-on-asset-prices-even-before-it-was-officially-announced/

And here is some reading on the disinflation in the Eurozone: conventional monetary policy has not helped
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http://www.voxeu.org/article/low-inflation-eurozone

I like this one as well: how the cumulative current accounts stack up in the Eurozone
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http://conversableeconomist.blogspot.nl/2015/08/europe-when-macro-overshadows-micro.html

Just in case you have missed it: oil is not doing so well this summer….
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2015/08/10-sunday-reads-112/

How the strong dollar hurts the growth of Emerging markets…
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http://www.voxeu.org/article/strength-dollar-and-emerging-markets-growth

And the schedule for the week ahead
http://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2015/08/schedule-for-week-of-august-16-2015.html

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