Best of the Web: 16-03-15, nr 1408

Good morning. Who would have thunk that: Brazil rules!

https://www.bespokepremium.com/think-big-blog/brazil-back-on-top-2016-country-stock-market-returns/

The quick (one day late) recap of the German elections. Well, as quick as it gets…
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2016/03/daily-chart-8

Some positive news at last?
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/shepherdson-on-the-feds-next-move-2016-3

Wine or diamonds?
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http://www.bloomberg.com/gadfly/articles/2016-03-11/china-is-why-not-to-invest-in-diamonds-wine-or-picasso

I am not sure I see the ‘typically’ in this chart
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/no-matter-what-this-business-cycle-is-over-2016-3

Wages and compensation: still divergence
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http://www.epi.org/publication/pay-is-stagnant-for-vast-majority-even-when-you-include-benefits/

A bit of reading on budgetary surprises (contingent liabilities) and their impact
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http://www.voxeu.org/article/two-hundred-budget-surprises-new-imf-dataset

 

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