Best in Economics this week: October 9

http://www.theatlantic.com/photo/2015/10/2015-national-geographic-photo-contest/409174/

There is still hope: the year isn’t finished yet…
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/annual-returns-and-intra-year-declines-us-not-so-bad-now-2015-10

Can you imagine stocks trading at seven times earnings….
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/long-term-stock-outlook-2015-10

But I like this one as well!
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https://twitter.com/callum_thomas/status/650768686328868864

Cool loan
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https://twitter.com/bondvigilantes/status/651403589940850689

Cool overview on a not so cool subject
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http://www.usnews.com/opinion/economic-intelligence/2015/10/07/markets-are-ahead-of-politicians-on-climate-change

The second and third in a six part series on liquidity risks by the NewYork Fed

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http://libertystreeteconomics.newyorkfed.org/2015/10/has-liquidity-risk-in-the-corporate-bond-market-increased.html#.VhU8xBOqqkp

http://libertystreeteconomics.newyorkfed.org/2015/10/has-liquidity-risk-in-the-treasury-and-equity-markets-increased.html#.VhSVEBOqqko

“Deutsche Bank Asks if the Corporate Default Cycle Has Started”

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http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-10-05/deutsche-bank-asks-if-the-corporate-default-cycle-has-started

And talking about defaults, how cool is this chart?

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http://www.ecb.europa.eu/press/key/date/2015/html/sp151001_praet_asset_management_conference_slides.en.pdf

Some 20 images as what people thought the future would bring, back in 1900…
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonkblog/wp/2015/10/04/what-people-in-1900-thought-the-year-2000-would-look-like/

Cool! It never came to me to make this chart (darn me). Look at december!
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/october-seasonal-market-volatility-2015-10

Cool (in both ways) inflation heat map
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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2015/10/06/2141625/for-the-world-is-cold-and-less-full-of-inflation/

Has it been 25 years already….?

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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2015/10/daily-chart-comparing-eastern-and-western-germany

Personally I like the term ‘quantitative teasing’, but the Economist is going for ‘quantitative frightening’

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http://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21672326-worlds-vast-stockpile-reserves-falling-raising-fears-dwindling-global

Spot the odd one out: how Europe has continued to surprise on the upside

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http://blogs.ft.com/gavyndavies/2015/10/04/global-growth-shows-clear-signs-of-slowdown/

One for the bears….
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2015/10/sp-500-bear-markets-of-20-or-more-2/

The end of the world!!!!
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2015/10/predicting-end-world

Cool: I hadn’t seen an update on this one for a long time
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http://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2015/10/bank-failures-by-year.html

I think I am willing to take a bet that Nigeria will end up that high….

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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2015/10/emerging-markets-of-the-future/

Robo advisors are marketing the wrong group…
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/roboadvisors-fintech-need-to-fix-millenial-problem-2015-10

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