Best of the Web: 15-10-16, nr 1314

Good morning. Cool overview of various household appliances
http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonkblog/wp/2015/10/14/the-most-disruptive-technology-of-the-last-century-is-in-your-house/

The OECD publishes a new report on the importance of productivity growth
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http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/science-and-technology/the-innovation-imperative_9789264239814-en#page21

Real versus nominal
September 18, 2015 COTD
http://uk.businessinsider.com/iphone-sales-dont-boost-retail-sales-in-september-2015-10

This one is also interesting: Walmart, the great diversifier!
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/walmart-vs-sp-500-chart-2015-10

So much for that early bird catching the worm
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https://www.bespokepremium.com/think-big-blog/100-invested-by-hour/

The short guide to the US debates so far: the Fed seems to be in the clear
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonkblog/wp/2015/10/14/a-handy-venn-diagram-of-the-very-different-debates-republicans-and-democrats-are-having/

The world wakes up to the fact that debt has risen in emerging markets…
HSBC debt
http://uk.businessinsider.com/hsbc-note-on-emerging-market-high-debt-and-low-growth-2015-10

A bit of an update on the US economy, according to the San Francisco Fed
GDP growth rebounded to 3.9% in Q2
http://economistsview.typepad.com/economistsview/2015/10/frbsf-the-current-economy-and-the-outlook.html

And here is something on the US labour market. From the Cleveland Fed.
Figure 5. Recovery in Real GDP and Employment: Four Years Out
https://www.clevelandfed.org/newsroom-and-events/publications/economic-trends/2015-economic-trends/et-20151013-labor-market-during-after-great-recession.aspx

Interesting chart. Improve them balance sheets!
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/investors-say-no-to-buybacks-and-acquisitions-2015-10

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