Best in Economics this week: April 15

Still a pretty remarkable fact: on how much upside has been generated on FOMC days…


Nice breakdown, probably too simple though

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The European jihadists


The debt cycle and when will it turn negative?


Ah! Another NowCast for the US economy. Wouldn’t it be helpful if we get one for Europe, though?

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“The case of the shrinking country: Japan’s demographic and policy challenges in 5 charts”


Another industry laid to waste


135 pages of potentially interesting charts and analyses by the IMF in their Stability Report


Japanese funds are returning home…. And other yen stuff


On that IMF growth forecast…


“The Financial Industry Is Having Its Napster Moment”


Nice chart showing the current account surplus of Germany against most of its neighbours…


Leverage is on the rise


Bond investing is the odd one out….

Chart: Active funds success rate

Cool bit of history (if somewhat old)


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