Ten super Dilberts: spot your own favorite!
The importance of manufacturing in the S&P, versus that in the whole of the US economy
And here are some more S&P500 factoids: how the S&P500 breaks down in credit quality
The buybacks are back as an important (negative) issue
Investing is being willing to take ‘some’ losses
Or not? “Are share buybacks jeopardizing future growth?”
A study by the IMF on sub saharan Africa warning that growth will slow down
A nice bit of reading on the weird Chinese statistical quirks
A timebomb waiting to go off…?
Very beautiful interactive chart on oil markets
Waiting for outperformance. It can take a while, sometimes…
Interesting topic from the IMF: “The Fiscal Consequences of Shrinking Populations”
I am pretty sure I have shown this one before. I am in the ‘Trust us, we’ve got everything covered’ camp
A bit of reading on the Philips curve
A remarkable divergence, no matter what
And they still haven’t abolished that stupid debt ceiling
Quite a bit of history in just one chart
A number of interesting topics collected in one blogpost
ETFs have become bigger than hedge funds. Who’s next?
And there’s your answer… (and watch out for that axis!)
A number of beautiful old pictures of immigrants on Ellis Island
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