Best in Economics this week: February 26

No ammo. We have been here before…

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http://awealthofcommonsense.com/2016/02/is-the-fed-running-out-of-ammo/

Interesting chart…
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http://blog.alphaarchitect.com/2016/02/20/chasing-returns-and-avoiding-spaghetti-against-the-wall-fund-companies/

And I like this one as well: power to the people!
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https://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21693607-discontent-rife-very-heart-capitalism-trading

Interesting: start-ups have crashed as well. Well the valuation
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http://www.wsj.com/articles/for-silicon-valley-the-hangover-begins-1455930769

Half a minute in and already two people married!
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http://www.retale.com/info/apps-in-real-time/

A bit of research on the impact of Third Avenue on liquidity in the bond market: not that big
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http://libertystreeteconomics.newyorkfed.org/2016/02/did-third-avenues-liquidation-reduce-corporate-bond-market-liquidity.html#.VsndZpMrKJZ

Completely missed it last week, but thanks to Roderick Molenaar, here it is: “Credit Suisse Global Investment Returns Yearbook 2016”
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http://publications.credit-suisse.com/tasks/render/file/index.cfm?fileid=AE3E00B9-91E2-D1FA-6C18765D3A968D73

Pretty connected, apparently…
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https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/02/25/why-american-trade-is-more-competitive-than-you-think/

And how much is that with a -0.5% return?
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/save-this-much-to-become-a-millionaire-by-age-65-2016-2

A cool bit of perspective on today’s youth
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http://www.vox.com/a/teens#year/1972

Cool chart (and bit of reading) on the US Supreme court
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http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/02/18/upshot/potential-for-the-most-liberal-supreme-court-in-decades.html

Inflation Nowcast!
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http://ritholtz.com/2016/02/sunday-reads-39/

A bit of perspective on the size of the world’s stock exchanges…
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http://ritholtz.com/2016/02/157147/

I have searched this ‘fresh’ IMF country report of the UK. No mention of Brexit…
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http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/scr/2016/cr1658.pdf

The super-rich are here
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/jpmorgan-global-wealth-management-business-2016-2

Should read this, haven’t yet.
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http://www.bloomberg.com/gadfly/articles/2016-02-22/don-t-be-tricked-by-the-alpha-mirage-from-smart-beta

Income inequality: we have been here before…
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http://equitablegrowth.org/what-explains-the-rise-in-income-inequality-at-the-top-of-the-income-distribution/

Cool site showing the evolution of logo’s
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http://logoevolve.com/?ib

 

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