Best of the Web: 16-04-13, nr 1426

Good morning. Surprise, surprise: the IMF has lowered its growth estimate for the years to come…

http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/survey/so/2016/new041216a.htm

Nice breakdown, probably too simple though
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/us-economy-facing-impossible-trinity-2016-4

So much for that bullish sentiment in the US economy: it is not present for small business
NFIB 041216
https://www.bespokepremium.com/think-big-blog/nfib-small-business-optimism-for-third-month-straight/

Ah! Another NowCast for the US economy. Wouldn’t it be helpful if we get one for Europe, though?
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/new-york-fed-introduces-frbny-nowcast-2016-4

Nice chart showing the current account surplus of Germany against most of its neighbours…
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http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2016/04/intra-emu-divergence-is-a-feature-not-a-bug.html

Bond investing is the odd one out….
Chart: Active funds success rate
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/e44358dc-fd5e-11e5-b5f5-070dca6d0a0d.html#axzz45chKMoa5

 

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