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Best in Economics this week: January 27

Robots per manufacturing worker: South Korea rules
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http://ritholtz.com/2017/01/room-for-growth/

Dow 20.000! How many times will it be crossed?
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https://www.bespokepremium.com/think-big-blog/dow-20000-finally/

Dow 20.000? Dow 30.000!
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http://www.wsj.com/articles/were-already-at-dow-30000-you-just-dont-know-it-1485362316

Get your digital currencies here!
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http://www.moneyandbanking.com/commentary/2017/1/22/what-bitcoin-has-become

Some tips by Bernanke on how the reduce the Fed’s balance sheet… Let’s hope for the bond markets that someone pays attention…
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https://www.brookings.edu/blog/ben-bernanke/2017/01/26/shrinking-the-feds-balance-sheet/

Interesting -different- way to show how unvolatile stocks have been since the election outcome
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https://www.bespokepremium.com/think-big-blog/the-smoothest-transition-ever/

Interesting: smoking is not in decline in certain regions…

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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2017/01/daily-chart-18

Australia, not without risks…

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https://www.bondvigilantes.com/blog/2017/01/24/private-sector-credit-china-approaching-historic-crisis-level/

Interesting study by the BIS on the pluses and minuses of household debt

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http://www.bis.org/publ/work607.pdf

“NAFTA and other trade deals have not gutted American manufacturing”

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http://www.vox.com/the-big-idea/2017/1/24/14363148/trade-deals-nafta-wto-china-job-loss-trump

Probably worth studying… “Monetary Policy Divergence and Global Financial Stability”

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http://www.bis.org/review/r170120a.pdf

Chinese births are on the rise!

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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2017/01/daily-chart-19

Unicorns, the overview

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https://ftalphaville.ft.com/2017/01/23/2182897/snap-av-183-unicorns-in-one-infographic/

The link between ageing and inflation is positive according to this ECB study
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http://www.ecb.europa.eu/pub/pdf/scpwps/ecbwp2006.en.pdf

Read all about the Trump empire, right here…
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http://www.cnbc.com/2017/01/19/inside-trumps-holdings-a-web-of-potential-conflicts.html

Peak word search: selfie no more
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http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=30645

The US economy has turned into a flawed democracy (not because of Trump)…
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2017/01/daily-chart-20

 

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