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Best of the Web: 17-02-02 nr 1604

Good morning. I’ve said it before, and I will say it again: Germany (greater Germany that is) has a problem…

https://ftalphaville.ft.com/2017/02/01/2183509/the-us-shouldnt-blame-mexico-for-losing-at-trade-it-should-blame-germany/

Active management is dead part XXMCDVVII
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http://www.assetclasstrading.com/2017/01/30/385/

This on the other hand is much more interesting: “Are Hedge Funds on the Other Side of the Low-Volatility Trade?”
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https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2898034

An equity market classic: the skew of the left tail..
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http://ritholtz.com/2017/02/tail-risks-radar/

Supreme court in the US
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2017/02/daily-chart

An IMF country report on Uruguay
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http://www.imf.org/en/Publications/CR/Issues/2017/02/01/Uruguay-2016-Article-IV-Consultation-Press-Release-and-Staff-Report-44610

Part of the problem US is facing right now?
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https://psmag.com/this-chart-helps-explain-why-people-in-the-rust-belt-are-fed-up-dfe331a1c097#.o5epq26lf

 

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