Best of the Web: 16-12-16 nr 1580

Good morning. Europe does not seem to have a rustbelt problem

http://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21711882-orthodox-economics-distressingly-unhelpful-solving-problem-regional

Old table because the US 10 year yield is already at 2.6%…
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http://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/Bonds-are-flashing-a-warning-sign-for-stocks-1001607538

Obama’s economic legacy
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http://www.bradford-delong.com/2016/12/the-2017-economic-report-of-the-president-whitehousegov.html

Weird: central banks think they do not need market intelligence to assess fiscal policy?
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http://www.bis.org/publ/mktc08.pdf

R.I.P. active investing?
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http://aswathdamodaran.blogspot.nl/2016/12/active-investing-rest-in-peace-or.html

And the winner is…..
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https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2016-12-15/savvy-investors-robots-and-google-searches

Tadaaaa!!!! (shameless self-promotion ends here)
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https://www.savvyinvestor.net/awards-2016

An IMF report on the swiss economy
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http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/scr/2016/cr16381.pdf

“2016, a year in absurdity”
https://ftalphaville.ft.com/2016/12/15/2181258/2016-a-year-in-absurdity/

And even more 2016 look-backs
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https://www.google.com/trends/yis/2016/GLOBAL?hl=en-US&s=1

 

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