Best of the Web: 17-03-03 nr 1619

Good morning. Fed rate hike odds have been talked up by the Fed, recently

https://www.businessinsider.nl/fed-officials-talk-up-march-rate-hike-prospect-2017-3/

The Economist currency manipulation scorw
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https://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21717997-government-has-been-pushing-price-yuan-up-not-down-china-and

Poor Africa
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http://ritholtz.com/2017/03/growth-wealth-1975-2002/

There goes gold
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https://www.businessinsider.nl/bitcoin-price-tops-gold-price-2017-3/

Debt competition: which one wins?
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http://libertystreeteconomics.newyorkfed.org/2017/03/when-debts-compete-which-wins.html

Real interest rates and real returns
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https://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21717841-low-rates-usually-mean-low-returns-so-why-are-markets-so-buoyant-interest-rates

Spain looks like the odd one out…
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http://cepr.net/blogs/beat-the-press/severance-pay-an-alternative-to-donald-trump-carrier-shows

 

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