Best of the Web: 16-02-05, nr 1386

Good morning. Hey! This is a variation on the other one (which I like better) (via @jackneele)

https://twitter.com/WorthWray/status/695101196311273473

…and as a reminder: this is the other one
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https://lukasdaalder.com/2013/12/22/best-of-the-web-in-2013/

A nice bit of research from the Dutch Central Bank on illiquidity in bonds
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http://www.dnb.nl/binaries/1600019_WEB_tcm46-337345.pdf?2016020417

Summers (not known for his optimism) reacts to Gordon: “Will our children really not know economic growth?”
*The bar labelled 2014 shows the average annual growth rate for 2001-14. Source: taken from data compiled for The Rise and Fall of American Growth:The US Standard of Living since the Civil War
http://www.prospectmagazine.co.uk/features/not-so-fast-economic-growth-robert-gordon

The monthly of the ECB in a cool website version. This one is on the Brazilian slowdown
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http://www.ecb.europa.eu/pub/economic-bulletin/html/eb201601.en.html#IDofBox1

Cool tool, telling you what drove your market today. I just keep getting the same answer though. 🙂
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http://macro-man.blogspot.nl/2016/02/a-public-service-to-mm-readers.html

Low yields do not help bonds, according to this bit from the Economist
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http://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21690104-low-bond-yields-dont-always-help-equity-returns-false-comfort

The IMF is looking at the consequence of benchmarking on flows to Emerging Markets Debt
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http://ritholtz.com/2016/02/emerging-market-portfolio-flows-the-role-of-benchmark-driven-investors/

The painful effect of the drop in oil
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http://ritholtz.com/2016/02/heres-what-oil-and-gass-ugly-2015-did-to-business-investment/

Fin tech according to McKinsey
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http://www.mckinsey.com/insights/financial_services/cutting_through_the_noise_around_financial_technology

Nice chart: putin is still unbroken
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2016/02/daily-chart-4

Every second…
The money made in 10 seconds by Internet giants
http://www.visualcapitalist.com/tech-giants-visualizing-profits-for-every-10-seconds/

And some beautiful garden/birds/flowers photo’s to top the week off
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http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-35476291

 

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