Best of the Web: 16-01-05, nr 1366

Good morning. Welcome to 2016: the carnage of the first week of trading…

https://www.bespokepremium.com/think-big-blog/global-equity-market-bloodbath-to-start-2016/

Half of the global stocks have entered bear market territory, or so UBS claims

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Not sure if this is the most accurate 2015 look-back, but it is a quick read for sure
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2016/01/how-the-global-economy-played-out-in-2015/

The changing nature of the economics profession
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http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2016-01-06/how-economics-went-from-theory-to-data

And this one is for the economist ate the IMF: they beat a random sampler with their forecast
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http://www.economist.com/node/21685480?fsrc=rss%7Cfec

Got the point: that did not work the last ten years
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http://www.businessinsider.com/you-have-to-go-back-to-the-1930s-to-find-a-worse-commodities-rout-2016-1

Good for the economy, less so for the environment
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/2015-retail-us-gas-prices-2016-1

Have buybacks reached their limit and do they fail to lead to excess returns?
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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2016/01/07/2149517/a-limit-to-share-buybacks/

A bit of reading on climate finance
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file:///Users/bradybunch/Downloads/284441476-Climate-Finance-OECD.pdf

And some reading on emerging Markets
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http://www.voxeu.org/article/emerging-markets-crossroads

 

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