Best of the Web: 17-02-03 nr 1605

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

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

One of the Trump tax plans may be that interest rates are no longer deductible…
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http://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21716050-would-be-risky-time-fiddle-tax-code-what-if-interest-expenses

The ECB’s monthly bulletin
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http://www.ecb.europa.eu/pub/pdf/ecbu/eb201701.en.pdf

Germany has kept manufacturing jobs losses under controle
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https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/02/02/how-germany-was-able-to-win-globalization-but-the-united-states-was-not/

Despite what this chart suggests, this is not the second longest S&P500 rally, according to Ritholtz
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http://ritholtz.com/2017/02/second-longest-sp500-rally/

Getting rid of immigrants does not help raise wages, according to this story
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http://www.economist.com/news/united-states/21716055-least-it-didnt-when-america-tried-1960s-kicking-out-immigrants-doesnt-raise

 

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