Best of the Web: 16-04-04, nr 1420

Good morning. Who wants an ice cream??

http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2016/04/daily-chart?fsrc=rss

Bull markets in historic perspective. The US bull markets that is…
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https://www.bespokepremium.com/think-big-blog/10-months-and-counting-without-a-new-bull-market-high/

And here is another one on stock markets; which is the cheapest one out there?
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http://ritholtz.com/2016/04/the-worlds-cheapest-stock-markets/

Some thoughts on the strengthening euro
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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2016/04/04/2158179/was-a-weak-euro-last-years-necessity/

Ah: more are picking up on the productivity ‘puzzle’
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http://blogs.ft.com/gavyndavies/2016/04/03/the-internet-and-the-productivity-slump/

Interesting chart showing how the price a single family home has risen less than a BigMac
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http://www.realtor.com/news/trends/housing-prices-gone-up-less-than-mcdonalds-big-mac-in-the-past-30-years/

Pensions, school-goers and disabled…
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http://ritholtz.com/2016/04/weekend-reads-214/

The Panama tax scheme
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2016/04/daily-chart-0

A number of demographic trends in the US
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http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2016/03/31/10-demographic-trends-that-are-shaping-the-u-s-and-the-world/

The IMF on the spillovers from Emerging Markets to the rest of the world
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http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/survey/so/2016/pol040416b.htm

Interesting look at the (lack of a) link between earnings and stock market returns
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http://awealthofcommonsense.com/2016/03/how-much-do-profits-matter-to-stock-market-returns/

 

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