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Best of the Web: 17-02-08 nr 1608

Good morning. The IMF on Greece is out. Pretty ugly reading…
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http://www.imf.org/en/Publications/CR/Issues/2017/02/07/Greece-2017-Article-IV-Consultation-Press-Release-Staff-Report-and-Statement-by-the-44630
and: https://ftalphaville.ft.com/2017/02/07/2184043/the-imf-implies-greece-should-have-the-left-the-euro-long-ago/

How to lie with statistics! Using the German re-unification to make it look like Germany is the weak one in Europe…
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https://www.bondvigilantes.com/blog/2017/02/07/demographic-challenges-require-new-economic-thinking/

A stronger dollar only has a temporary negative effect on relative stock market performance
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http://ritholtz.com/2017/02/stronger-dollar-erode-profitability-u-s-firms/

Low volatility trading continues
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https://www.bespokepremium.com/big-tips/80-days-and-counting/

25 different ways to represent the same thing
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http://flowingdata.com/2017/01/24/one-dataset-visualized-25-ways/

Financial Market History; a pretty neat overview
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http://www.cfapubs.org/doi/pdf/10.2470/rf.v2016.n3.1

The BIS proves that it is the Fed that is dominant when it comes to effective monetary policy
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http://www.bis.org/publ/work610.pdf

 

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