Best in Economics this week: October 2

This is what happened in Q3


“Potential Output and Recessions: Are We Fooling Ourselves?”


This one comes with no comment…


Leverage in the oil producing sector: market cap has declined, debt hasn’t


Debt servicing is rising rapidly for the US oil producers

Liquidity, or the lack thereof in bond market funds…


And here is a bit more…


Mmm… not very encouraging.

On how extreme the exchange rates moved during the recent episode


And here is some more on that topic


ESG meets, or misses, Volkswagen


How much gold there is out there in the world

World gold reserves

The rich are better investors? Well, this piece of research tries to prove it, at least

sophisticated investors

Net issuance in emerging markets has dried up in 2015


Or has it?


A bit of reading by the IMF over Australia

The meaning of probability is something different for each profession, it appears


I have shown a different version of this chart last week, but here you go: US consumer is more important than the whole of the Chinese economy

And a bit of reading on gun related deaths in the US

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