Best of the Web: 16-05-09, nr 1438

Good morning. Take your pick (even though you don’t want to)


The Economist on crony capitalism


Stock returns explained, the easy way…

The worst bear market no one ever talks about

Ha! There is a boom in investments after all!

Let’s skip Mondays!

Preference change over time: what woman want in a spouse then and now…
And here is the guys version: all US data

The middle chart is the most interesting one

Revising GDP: spot the odd one out.

A number of interesting slides on debt (and growth)

“When ‘Buy and Hold’ Works, And When It Doesn’t”

For the geeks: “What’s Up with GCF Repo®?”

It’s baa-aaack: target2 imbalances…

And the traditional schedule for the week to come.


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