Best of the Web: 16-02-12, nr 1391

Good morning. Who owns the buck?

http://ritholtz.com/2016/02/percent-of-total-wealth-owned-in-the-united-states/

Cool! The IMF has released a country report on the Netherlands….
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http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/scr/2016/cr1646.pdf

Absolutely useless information, but pretty interesting nevertheless
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http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-02-09/guns-drugs-and-car-crashes-why-americans-die-younger

A bit of reading on negative rates and how low they can go
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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2016/02/11/2153029/how-negative-is-negative-try-4-5-per-cent-negative/

Venture capital: one to rule them all
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http://ritholtz.com/2016/02/slowdown-in-venture-capital-deals-is-a-cause-for-concern/

This one is simply funny.
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2016/02/daily-chart-9

Funny economics…
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http://gregmankiw.blogspot.nl/2016/02/the-funniest-papers-in-history-of.html

Not sure if this is very important
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https://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21692927-new-evidence-what-drives-central-banks-decide-change-rates-slaves

 

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