Best of the Web in 2015

The most subjective list of the year, presenting the best charts and links on financial markets and economics of 2015! Of course, feel free to disagree. In fact, here is the pre-selection I started out with: no less than 209 interesting links!  The best, most informative, funny and worrisome charts of 2015. Earlier editions can be found here, here, here and here.

 

Number 20: so much for growth…

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http://glineq.blogspot.nl/2015/03/v-behaviorurldefaultvmlo.html

Number 19: if you think that we have been deleveraging in recent years, think again…

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http://uk.businessinsider.com/baml-global-debt-has-rise-by-50-trillion-since-the-financial-crisis-2015-10

Number 18: but despite higher debt, bond yields have never been this low…

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http://uk.businessinsider.com/negative-interest-rates-in-switzerland-have-made-people-argue-whether-cash-should-be-abolished-2015-11

Number 17: the erosion of the US middle income over time

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http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015/01/25/upshot/shrinking-middle-class.html

 

Number 16: most complete overview of the German bond market on record

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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2015/03/3-d-view-of-the-yield-curve/

 

Number 15: can anyone spot the trend here? 

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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2015/02/2015-investment-themes/

 

Number 14: the monthly flows of refugees through time

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http://www.vox.com/world/2015/11/22/9772160/europe-syrian-refugees

Number 13: spot the wrong one out (and wonder why…)

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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2015/10/the-trouble-with-monopolies/

 

Number 12: a word of warning…

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http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2015-12-02/ritholtz-s-reads-vanguard-deals-a-body-blow-to-wall-street

Number 11: Hopefully the chart of 2016: never underestimate the US consumer

 

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http://uk.businessinsider.com/bulls-excited-us-consumers-despite-china-2015-9

Number 10: The rise and fall of tech companies: Motorola as the number 2

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http://infographics.economist.com/2015/tech_stocks/index.html?n=21011894/2015/04/daily-chart-8&w=595

 

Number 9: Unicorns are less rare than everyone seems to think

 

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http://www.valuewalk.com/2015/10/the-increasingly-crowded-unicorn-club-in-one-infographic/

 

Number 8: How to speak the truth with statistics

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http://www.metro.us/entertainment/truth-facts-statistics-for-teen-pregnancies/zsJohc—nUKoOhhFZMGU/

 

Number 7: The two ways to look at carbon emissions

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http://scienceblogs.com/deanscorner/2011/01/29/unique-global-carbon-footprint/

 Number 6: in case you think Greece has done poorly in the Eurozone…

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonkblog/wp/2015/07/30/italy-is-the-most-likely-country-to-leave-the-euro/

 

Number 5: The roller coaster ride of the Nasdaq (one click away)

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http://graphics.wsj.com/3d-nasdaq/

 

Number 4: the ever increasing speed of change…

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https://www.blackrockblog.com/2015/12/11/economic-trends-in-charts/

 

Number 3: not very festive, but downright impressive: war, what is it good for?

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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2015/06/global-deaths-in-conflicts-since-the-year-1400/

Number 2: Greece stain

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http://www.investors.com/editorial-cartoons/michael-ramirez/

 

Number 1: The might of the central banks…

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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2015/02/23/2119935/is-japan-in-danger-of-a-fiscal-crisis/

 

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