Best of the Web: 15-10-01, nr 1304

Good morning. Tax havens and the impact on wealth inequality

http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2015/09/28/is-wealth-inequality-hidden-in-tax-havens-pikettys-co-author-thinks-so/

This morning’s headline: “Japan’s Tankan shows dwindling business sentiment”
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http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/0f66b698-67dd-11e5-97d0-1456a776a4f5.html
http://www.businessinsider.com.au/japanese-firms-plan-to-spend-up-big-this-year-2015-10

Ah yes, another top-something list. In this one, the Netherlands is gaining, which is why I show it. 🙂
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2015/09/most-competitive-countries-in-the-world/

I am not sure whether this is correct ( I am inclined to think not), but here you go
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/us-manufacturing-activity-in-recession-2015-9

A bit of reading by the IMF over Australia
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http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/scr/2015/cr15274.pdf

This one comes with no comment…
Mind-the-gap
http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/215079-vw-warned-not-to-cheat-on-diesel-emissions-in-2007-suppressed-internal-2011-whistleblower

The US recovery has not been spread evenly…
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/9-million-more-people-poverty-than-2007-2015-9

Numerous interesting links (like the one on complex car software) from @went1955
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http://www.oneworld.nl/blog/de-week-tweets/de-week-van-went-tweets-74

Old data, probably an old chart, but worth looking at it nevertheless
OECD, based on data from National Time Use surveys
http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonkblog/wp/2015/09/30/one-number-captures-the-incredible-toll-of-womens-inequality-everywhere/

A complete overview of all previous editions of Best of the Web can be found herehttp://tinyurl.com/c8ge4c5. All links provided are collected from public websites, unless otherwise specified. I have not checked the data or information for accuracy used, and therefore do not guarantee that all data provided will be 100% correct. The links provided do not necessarily reflect my personal opinion and should be seen as general interest: oftentimes I do not agree with arguments presented, but nevertheless think it is worthwhile to read them. It is up to the reader to make up their own mind. Suggestions or discussions are more than welcome. Do not quote unless specifically cleared beforehand!

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