Best in Economics this week: December 02

http://www.bbc.com/news/in-pictures-38083691

Crash!!!!
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http://ritholtz.com/2016/11/spx-vs-pundits/

Housing prices. Probably more important than most people think
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http://oecdinsights.org/2016/12/01/statistical-insights-house-price-bubbles/

On the bright side: there should not be that many snty white men in France…
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http://economistsview.typepad.com/economistsview/2016/11/america-is-not-always-like-the-rest-of-the-world.html

That does it: I am moving to Belgium…
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https://www.businessinsider.nl/expected-duration-of-working-life-in-europe-2016-11/

No, really…? “Technology, Not Trade or Regulations, Killed Manufacturing Jobs”
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http://fat-pitch.blogspot.nl/2016/11/technology-not-trade-or-regulations.html

The Chinese currency has been rising against every currency with only one exception. The wrong one…

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http://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21711073-china-among-many-countries-see-its-currency-quail-strengthening

In case Trump has enough of just simply bashing China and Mexico…
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https://fsaraceno.wordpress.com/2016/11/26/some-animals-are-more-equal-than-others/

A bit of reading by the IMF on the non-core of Europe
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https://blog-imfdirect.imf.org/2016/11/29/a-field-guide-to-exchange-rate-regimes-in-central-eastern-and-southeastern-europe/

Minimum wage rise in Japan coming up?

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https://blog-imfdirect.imf.org/2016/11/28/can-raising-japans-minimum-wage-accelerate-wage-growth/

Very interesting chart on drawdowns in stocks versus small caps

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http://awealthofcommonsense.com/2016/11/the-agony-of-investing-in-small-cap-stocks/

The OPEC deal: how long will it hold….

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http://www.businessinsider.com/opec-deal-about-economic-problems-2016-12

The small -but steady- rise of pension funds in the Dutch mortgage market (report in Dutch)

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http://www.dnb.nl/binaries/Kredietmarkten%20in%20beweging_tcm46-349599.pdf

The way wealth is distributed around the world BgxPqS_5baMWoq2RaUll985uQ0xf4RzNXt2Gqch7IxVqO9Dxrgps4rGxJNBdUqJAztFNRR-kD_TgQf3fVS0xCIDTwlDqm2FCtt7Q_eeeYaFpduUzuKaLHeBg8dCmrkgBACoAGj2s
http://www.economist.com/news/business-and-finance/21710771-new-analysis-how-worlds-wealth-distributed-you-may-be-higher-up

And here is some more (from the same source)
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https://www.businessinsider.nl/credit-suisse-wealth-report-shows-rise-of-chinese-and-us-billionaires-2016-11/

The original cool? What kind of a slogan is that? (via ritholtz)

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https://cdn-daytripfinder.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Every-Countrys-Tourism-Slogan-large.png

Black swan -5est80VZXnachsBYoYonAgu50CbPYVJpB52b8-6iqqNMq1E3Pdvxifb9azQ6SX5kUzSG8xC6Xoy0YgBsmbl_TvE29wSamEJpSq520i-pMUluQT4_sQj3bMzSY_N4KnBMv9KLWlv

http://www.smbc-comics.com/comic/black-swan

 

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