Best of the Web: 16-12-21 nr 1583

Good morning. There and back again

http://www.businessinsider.com/china-yuan-timeline-16-years-2016-12

Under the heading of Not So Important Statistics…
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http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/documents/2995521/7771139/9-20122016-BP-EN.pdf/f023d81a-dce2-4959-93e3-8cc7082b6edd

“If You Think the Pace of Economic Activity Is Weak in 2016, Just Wait Until 2017” Ok, we will wait…
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http://the-econtrarian.blogspot.nl/2016/12/if-you-think-pace-of-economic-activity.html

Pretty well known, but hey, a bit of repetition does not hurt
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https://www.businessinsider.nl/timeline-155-year-history-of-oil-prices-2016-12/

Inequality is even higher for ‘Asian Americans’ (but mostly because the rich are richer)
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https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/12/20/why-asian-americans-arent-as-rich-as-they-seem/

If this is the best the economist can do as a look back to 2016, I am somewhat disappointed…
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http://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21712135-world-economy-2016-nine-charts-2016-charts

Ah, yes, the good old days….
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https://bankunderground.co.uk/2016/12/19/christmas-special-financial-crises-in-the-19th-century/

 

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