Best in Economics this week: January 29

Real oil has been lower…

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http://uk.businessinsider.com/real-adjusted-oil-prices-since-1861-2016-1

This is how bad 2015 was for commodities…

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http://ritholtz.com/2016/01/the-periodic-table-of-commodity-returns/

How important certain countries are for world growth

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http://www.businessinsider.de/how-much-big-economies-matter-to-global-growth-2016-1

Bye to Ebola, hello to Zika….

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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2016/01/daily-chart-19

“Seven ways technology has changed us”

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http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/7d9874c0-a25d-11e5-8d70-42b68cfae6e4.html#axzz3yC0bRfN0

Ha ha ha! A new bull market has emerged in the oil market!

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https://www.bespokepremium.com/think-big-blog/new-oil-bull-market/

Eat my dust…

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http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2016/01/america-is-still-losing-at-skyscrapers.html

Yesterday in table form, now in chart
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https://theirrelevantinvestor.wordpress.com/2016/01/22/it-was-the-best-of-days-it-was-the-worst-of-days/

Nuclear weapons and the threats linked to it

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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2016/01/daily-chart-21

Lots of interesting pension data in this EIOPA stress test for pension funds

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https://eiopa.europa.eu/Publications/Surveys/EIOPA%20IORPs%20Stress%20Test%20Report%202015%20bookmarks.pdf

Cool (interactive) tool showing the difference between Trump and other voters
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http://graphics.wsj.com/elections/2016/how-trump-happened/

And yes, I know the ECB target is different than the Fed’s
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http://macromarketmusings.blogspot.nl/2016/01/the-latest-central-bank-fad-asymmetric.html

New Normal! But seriously: “How do global investors differentiate between sovereign risks? The new normal versus the old”
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http://www.bis.org/publ/work541.pdf

Remind me to read this one: “Market Macro Myths: Debts, Deficits, and Delusions”

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https://www.gmo.com/docs/default-source/research-and-commentary/strategies/asset-allocation/market-macro-myths-debts-deficits-and-delusions.pdf?sfvrsn=2

Spot your famous person!

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https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/01/23/the-history-of-the-world-as-youve-never-seen-it-before/

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