Best of the Web: 16-02-25, nr 1401

Good morning. Pretty connected, apparently…

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

The ageing of debt in the US
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http://libertystreeteconomics.newyorkfed.org/2016/02/the-graying-of-american-debt.html

Cleveland and Detroit are still at the top of the list of most distressed cities in the US (via Martin Mlynar)
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http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/02/24/business/distress-cities-counties.html

Hedgefunds, what are they good for?
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https://blogs.cfainstitute.org/investor/2016/02/24/hedge-funds-what-are-they-good-for/

Interesting split
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/us-ipo-issues-tumbling-2016-2

Using a US metric to conclude that we should buy Emerging Market stocks
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/emerging-markets-are-trade-of-a-decade-2016-2

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

And still, growth is not picking up?
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http://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/mckinsey-digital/our-insights/digital-globalization-the-new-era-of-global-flows

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

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

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

Just as a checklist…
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/14-best-places-to-go-when-the-world-ends-2016-2?r=US&IR=T

 

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