Best in Economics this week: February 3

When in India, do not take selfies…

http://ritholtz.com/2017/01/tragic-data-behind-selfie-fatalities/

Can it be this obvious?

http://ritholtz.com/2017/01/175943/

Germany at risk (part I)

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

 

Germany at risk (part II)

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/02/02/how-germany-was-able-to-win-globalization-but-the-united-states-was-not/

 

Dow 20k and economic momentum

https://www.ft.com/content/679b3037-98eb-3d4c-a6be-3d2bd215a29c

 

CAPE, does it work?

http://awealthofcommonsense.com/2017/01/how-to-produce-high-quality-investment-research/

 

Ruling by executive order

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

 

Making America young again…

https://www.ft.com/content/80a76f38-e3be-11e6-8405-9e5580d6e5fb

 

This on the other hand is much more interesting: “Are Hedge Funds on the Other Side of the Low-Volatility Trade?”

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2898034

 

Making America safe again…

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

 

Going for a hattrick, or is it game over for Greece?

https://www.ft.com/content/d42c59ea-20b6-3e38-b67c-71fc9d9357af

 

The Trump cabinet

http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2017/01/daily-chart-23

 

Cool chart on risk and return in the longer run

https://www.fidelity.com/viewpoints/market-and-economic-insights/dow-20K-Jurrien-Timmer

Worst drawdowns in stock market per President

http://ritholtz.com/2017/01/whos-president-doesnt-matter-much-stock-market/

 

Supreme court in the US

http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2017/02/daily-chart

 

India is not happy with the credit rating agencies…

The Indian government has delivered a piercing criticism of rating firms like Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s

 

For the number crunchers out there. 58% of stocks fail to outperform T-bills…?

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2900447

 

One of the Trump tax plans may be that interest rates are no longer deductible…

http://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21716050-would-be-risky-time-fiddle-tax-code-what-if-interest-expenses

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