Best of the Web: 17-05-03 nr 1654

Good morning. GDP may have been weak, tax revenues in the US are not.

http://www.investors.com/news/economy/tax-revenues-are-surging-so-brace-for-a-fed-surprise/

Out with the old, in with the Macron!
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2017/05/daily-chart-0

Housing credit policies…
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http://voxeu.org/article/us-housing-credit-policies-and-their-macroeconomic-effects

The King of cash….
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https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2017-05-02/hot-properties-money-makers-and-softer-stern

Mergers and Acquisitions
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http://conversableeconomist.blogspot.nl/2017/05/snapshots-of-merger-and-acquisition.html

The unusual high margins of the US corporate sector
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https://ftalphaville.ft.com/2017/05/02/2188125/gmos-grantham-on-whats-driving-abnormal-profit-margins/

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