Best of the Web: 16-01-05, nr 1365

Good morning. Interesting chart (although it is unclear why they are not starting at the same point)

http://uk.businessinsider.com/ubs-technical-analysis-buy-gold-not-equities-2016-1

Some more first-of-January statistics
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http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-01-05/s-p-500-first-day-loss-serves-as-barometer-for-january-recovery

Martin Wolf on the world economy: “Why global economic disaster is an unlikely event”

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http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/db57a57e-b38b-11e5-b147-e5e5bba42e51.html#axzz3wTy0Q2zx

The Economist’s speed read on Sunnis and Shias
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2016/01/islam-middle-east

Pretty well known pattern, updated to fit the current situation
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2016/01/the-thinking-of-the-average-trader-behind-a-rally/

A bit of reading on the US economy
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http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/2016-will-be-another-test-of-the-economic-recovery/

And here is some more: “Who is Driving the Recent Decline in Consumer Inflation Expectations?”

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http://libertystreeteconomics.newyorkfed.org/2016/01/who-is-driving-the-recent-decline-in-consumer-inflation-expectations.html#.Vo1AT5MrKHq

 

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