Best of the Web: 16-01-05, nr 1363

Good morning. What happens after stocks decline by more than 1% on the first day of trading in the new year?

http://uk.businessinsider.com/closing-bell-january-4-2016-1

But what if it is combined with this growth slowdown…?
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/atlanta-fed-gdpnow-jan-4-2016-1

And the winner is…. (although it will be revised numerous times in the months ahead(…
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http://www.economist.com/news/economic-and-financial-indicators/21684788-fastest-shrinking-and-growing-economies-2016-gdp-forecasts

High Yield has had a ‘bad’ year
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http://www.businessinsider.com/citi-recommends-buying-high-yield-bonds-2016-1

“index benchmarking makes wealth imbalances a self-fulfilling prophecy.”
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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2016/01/04/2149040/the-shocking-growth-in-corporate-wealth-inequality/

The rise and size of technology giants (and yes, GDP is something different than market cap)
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/eurasia-group-chart-apple-facebook-bill-gates-rich-2016-1?r=US&IR=T

CFO’s on Brexit. Pretty strong trend.
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/deloitte-eu-referendum-business-survey-and-brexit-poll-2016-1

Government investment in the US has dropped to a record low…
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http://economistsview.typepad.com/economistsview/2016/01/falling-interest-rates-and-government-investment.html

 

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