Best in Economics this week: April 21

https://m.9gag.com/gag/amLQVRv?ref=pn

276 times.
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http://fortune.com/2017/04/19/executive-compensation-ceo-pay/

The feel good chart du jour
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http://ritholtz.com/2017/04/world-100-people-last-two-centuries/

“Do youths graduating in a recession incur permanent losses?”
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http://ritholtz.com/2017/04/youths-graduating-recession-incur-permanent-losses/

Ah: I see this figure becoming more popular. Key takeaway: ageing is not equal to more saving
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https://files.stlouisfed.org/files/htdocs/publications/review/2017-04-12/household-debt-and-the-great-recession.pdf

The Global Savings glut! It is back!!
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https://ftalphaville.ft.com/2017/04/19/2187641/your-morphing-global-savings-glut/

The rise-fall-rise of oil production in the US

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https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2017-oil-rigs/

The IMF is building in some caution here…

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http://www.imf.org/en/Publications/WEO/Issues/2017/04/04/world-economic-outlook-april-2017

Maybe this has something to do with it? 🙂

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https://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21721205-recent-years-funds-forecasts-have-proved-over-optimistic-imf-nudges-up

Foreign direct investments in the US is coming from?

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https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2017-04-19/america-needs-more-foreign-investment

Real returns and valuation

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https://ofdollarsanddata.com/just-keep-buying-7d31402231c9

Some cool drawdown charts on political events in the past

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http://www.businessinsider.com/guide-to-geopolitical-risk-for-markets-2017-4

The curse of savings, according to The economist
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/freeexchange/2017/04/cash-strapped-pensioners

The frontier markets are taking it to the next level
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https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-04-19/no-more-new-frontiers-creates-index-problem-for-hottest-stocks

French GDP per capita starting in 1300. I am not even sure the ‘per capita’ bit is reliable…
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https://notesonliberty.com/2017/04/10/the-gdp-real-wages-and-working-hours-of-france-since-the-13th-century/

 

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