Best of the Web: 16-05-19 nr 1446

Good morning. Cool chart to show the main export products in the Middle-East/Russian region

http://ritholtz.com/2016/05/map-middle-east/

Some countries simply seem to be on the receiving end somehow…
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2016/05/daily-chart-16

Interesting way of looking at it: “The S&P 500 is the World’s Largest Momentum Strategy”
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http://awealthofcommonsense.com/2016/05/the-sp-500-is-the-worlds-largest-momentum-strategy/

High wage always appears to be expanding the most….
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http://economistsview.typepad.com/economistsview/2016/05/wage-growth-by-type-of-job.html

And here is another one on that theme
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http://www.bradford-delong.com/2016/05/must-read-justin-wolfers-growth-in-real-average-income-for-the-bottom-90-percenthttpstwittercomjustinwolfersst.html

No, really? “Weak economic growth may make recessions more frequent and prolonged”

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http://voxeu.org/article/new-normal-never-was

R&D spending is down for the big car makers (but what about Tesla?)

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http://ritholtz.com/2016/05/big-automakers-rd-declining-first-time-since-2009/

HA!
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/tesla-capex-and-rd-spending-by-year-2016-5

Flat yield-curve!
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http://www.wsj.com/articles/flood-of-foreign-cash-flattens-yield-curve-1463512016

 

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