Best of the Web: 16-10-14 nr 1535

https://medium.com/conquering-corporate-america/how-to-use-math-words-to-sound-smart-7391a5166e1

Good morning. Talking smart

 

The decline of men; or should that be the rise of women?

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/10/13/a-record-number-of-men-arent-working-this-might-finally-explain-why/

 

I need to look into this later

https://www.aqr.com/cliffs-perspective/turning-over-accepted-wisdom-with-turnover

On the tightness of certain parts of the US labour market

http://www.wsj.com/articles/americas-dazzling-tech-boom-has-a-downside-not-enough-jobs-1476282355

 

The demise of the pound

https://www.ft.com/content/78478eee-e170-32d3-bdbb-b88a98f2f9bd

 

And related to that, from the Economist: “Why sterling suffered a flash crash” Yes, why?

https://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21708673-pounds-weakness-vote-no-confidence-brexiting-britain-why-sterling

 

Now what? Now even the billionaires are getting richer even…

http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2016/10/13/2177233/worlds-smallest-violin-at-the-ready-the-billionaire-crisis-is-here/

On a more serious note: this is much more worrying…

We don’t need rebels, we just need to create effective policies to support young people

 

This should be interesting: a country report by the IMF on Saudi-Arabia

http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/scr/2016/cr16327.pdf

 

The US investors are far from bullish

Bullish Sentiment Back on the Decline

 

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