Best of the Web: 15-10-29, nr 1322

Good morning. The buybacks are back as an important (negative) issue

https://www.bondvigilantes.com/blog/2015/10/29/happy-halloween-five-scary-charts-that-freddy-krueger-would-be-proud-of/

Another index that raises a lot of questions: the Ukraine for example?
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/the-world-is-becoming-more-violent-here-are-the-most-and-least-peaceful-countries-2015-10

A nice bit of reading on the weird Chinese statistical quirks
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http://qz.com/530096/china-data-tricks/

A remarkable divergence, no matter what
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/bank-of-england-should-hike-before-the-fed-2015-10

A big presentation on online lending in the world
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/liberums-cormac-leech-on-online-direct-lending-2015-10

The end of the one-child policy in China
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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2015/10/29/2143436/ending-the-one-child-policy-wont-help-chinas-demographics/

Although this chart is also impressive…
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonkblog/wp/2015/10/29/one-chart-captures-why-chinas-letting-families-have-more-kids/

A timebomb waiting to go off…?
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/china-country-rankings-of-sex-ratio-at-birth-2015-10

Spot the odd one(s) out
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http://www.ecb.europa.eu/pub/pdf/other/reportonfinancialstructures201510.en.pdf

The Presidential odds according to the betting sites
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https://www.electionbettingodds.com/

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