Best of the Web: 16-02-03, nr 1384

Good morning. Crazy bond returns in Switzerland, the extended version

Back on track? Let’s hope not…

Google has surpassed Apple!

Has the yield curve lost its ability to predict recessions?

A glossy quarterly by McKinsey

“Only eight of the 23 subcomponents of US industrial production have contracted over the past 12 months. In a recession, you would expect nearly all of them to have done so.”

I haven’t studies this one in detail yet

Cool game for nerds (via alphaville): guess the correlation…


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