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Best of the Web: 17-02-01 nr 1603

Good morning. See? Trump is not going overboard at all…

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/01/31/how-trumps-first-batch-of-executive-actions-stack-up-against-obamas/

Making America safe again…
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https://www.businessinsider.nl/what-is-the-risk-of-being-killed-by-a-foreign-terrorist-trump-ban2017-1/

Best of last week, Says me.
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https://lukasdaalder.com/2017/01/27/best-in-economics-this-week-january-27/

India is not happy with the credit rating agencies…
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https://qz.com/899041/the-indian-government-has-delivered-a-piercing-criticism-of-rating-firms-like-standard-poors-and-moodys/

Country report by the IMF on Spain
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http://www.imf.org/en/Publications/CR/Issues/2017/01/30/Spain-Selected-Issues-44600

High yield spreads in the US still moving lower
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https://www.bespokepremium.com/think-big-blog/high-yield-spreads-still-holding-up/

Peak deflation?
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https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/advanced-economies-end-of-deflation-by-carmen-reinhart-2017-01

No less than two reports on fiscal policy in the Eurozone. This one is from the ECB
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http://www.ecb.europa.eu/pub/pdf/scpops/ecbop182.en.pdf

…and this one (somewhat more critical) is from the IMF
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http://www.imf.org/en/Publications/WP/Issues/2017/01/30/Fiscal-Politics-in-the-Euro-Area-44601

 

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