Best in Economics this week: June 24

Cows will have to wear nappies….

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https://lukasdaalder.com/2016/06/23/best-of-the-web-16-06-22-nr-1470/

Brilliant!
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http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-06-20/negative-rates-are-the-tools-of-our-elderly-oppressors

Some more unreliable statistics on the Chinese debt situation

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http://uk.businessinsider.com/hsbc-on-china-non-performing-loans-2016-6

Cool chart on the ad spending in the US elections

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http://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2016-06-22/buffett-lebron-trump-and-the-beatles

And speaking of debt and China….

GS2

http://uk.businessinsider.com/goldman-sachs-on-china-debt-boom-2016-6

Business spending?

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http://uk.businessinsider.com/globalization-and-tech-are-to-blame-for-political-uncertainty-2016-6

Peak Asian reserves…?

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http://voxeu.org/article/east-asia-s-financial-future

Ooh! This one I really should read: “Measuring GDP in a Digitalised Economy“
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http://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/economics/measuring-gdp-in-a-digitalised-economy_5jlwqd81d09r-en;jsessionid=3gr6lfbwe9gc8.x-oecd-live-02

China outspends everyone on infrastructure spending
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http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-06-15/china-spends-more-on-infrastructure-than-the-u-s-and-europe-combined

On a positive note: the red has been in decline as well (and yes, I know it is the green that everyone is focussing on)

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http://ritholtz.com/2016/06/not-just-1/

Shocking to see who many people in the US earn ‘barely’ enough to finance expenses…

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http://uk.businessinsider.com/ubs-credit-note-us-consumer-2016-6

ECB sticks to the gospel (no surprise there)
Bank lending rates on loans for companies
http://www.brookings.edu/blogs/up-front/posts/2016/06/16-are-negative-rates-a-calamitous-misadventure-ecb-economists-say-no

A bit of reading on the bookkeeping of Treasuries
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http://blogs.cfr.org/setser/2016/06/20/a-bit-more-on-chinese-belgian-and-saudi-custodial-holdings/

Setting the bar. For the 1%….
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http://ritholtz.com/2016/06/top-1/

Another sad record…
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2016/06/daily-chart-13

Interesting chart on breadwinners in the US (via @johan3704)
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https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/06/this-is-how-women-are-reshaping-the-us-economy

 

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