Best of the Web: 16-02-08, nr 1387

Good morning. Nice couple of charts on the evolution of billionaires through time
http://www.bradford-delong.com/2016/02/robber-barons-honest-brokerhoisted-from-1998.html

The regular update on the strength of the world economy: weaker
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http://blogs.ft.com/gavyndavies/2016/02/07/global-growth-now-fraying-at-the-edges/

Someone is calling the bottom for Value stocks
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http://www.advisorperspectives.com/articles/2016/02/01/now-is-the-time-for-value-to-outperform-growth

Oil-megadon. I really think we are reaching the end of the x-megadon variations
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http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-02-05/citi-we-should-all-fear-oilmageddon

Still a pretty valid question: “Why Isn’t the Whole World Developed?”
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https://growthecon.com/blog/Clark-Cotton/

Migrants, part XVII
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2016/02/daily-chart-5

Cool: world trade since 1800
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http://www.voxeu.org/article/world-trade-1800-2015

And here is some more on trade
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http://www.voxeu.org/article/job-characteristics-and-offshoring-evidence-germany

Not sure if this is helpful for anyone…
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/barclays-report-on-assets-in-hedge-fund-strategies-2016-2

Interesting chart that raises numerous questions
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https://www.stlouisfed.org/on-the-economy/2016/february/gdp-jobs-schism-asserted-again-2015

“Onwards and upwards: American productivity growth during the Great Depression”
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http://www.voxeu.org/article/american-productivity-growth-during-great-depression

And a bit of possible drawdowns in stock markets
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/charts-that-explain-stock-market-2016-2

And the schedule for the week again. Is that Yellen, speaking?
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http://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2016/02/schedule-for-week-of-february-7-2016.html

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