Best of the Web: 16-01-29, nr 1381

Good morning. Bank of Japan also moves to negative rates, triggering wild swings in financial markets

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets-idUSKCN0V701J
http://news.forexlive.com/!/governor-kuroda-boj-meeting-announce-monetary-policy-20160129

Old classic, doing a re-run on the interweb
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http://ritholtz.com/2016/01/big-four-banking-oligopoly-in-one-chart/

Nuclear weapons and the threats linked to it
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2016/01/daily-chart-21

Debt, debt, everywhere debt!
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http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2016/01/office-of-financial-research-warns-of-corporate-debt-defaults-particularly-related-to-energy-loans-as-stability-risk.html

Defense…
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http://www.businessinsider.com/us-defense-budget-graphic-2016-1

I am not sure if I understand this chart correctly: stocks with strong balance sheets have underperformed?
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http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-01-27/goldman-s-former-head-of-junk-bond-trading-has-some-choice-words-about-the-credit-market

 

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