Best of the Web: 17-05-05 nr 1656

Good morning. Cutting taxes and the impact (or lack thereof) on growth

https://growthecon.com/blog/Taxes-Growth/

The Euro area is beating the US
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https://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21721557-first-quarter-figures-probably-overstate-gap-between-two

The rise of clean energy
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http://ritholtz.com/2017/05/cheap-energy-revolution-coal-wont-cut/

On the slow death of the American dream
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http://voxeu.org/article/trends-us-absolute-income-mobility-1940

“Why I Lost My Bet With Warren Buffett”
https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2017-05-03/why-i-lost-my-bet-with-warren-buffett

And talking about Buffett…
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http://www.businessinsider.com/warren-buffett-vs-sp-500-2017-5

The Trump diagram: from (ab)normal to (not) important (via @leonmwc)
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https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/05/03/upshot/has-the-trump-presidency-gotten-more-normal-an-expert-panel-rates-28-events.html

Mmm. My Amsterdam haircut costs me $ 15…
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https://www.businessinsider.nl/how-expensive-haircuts-are-around-the-world-2017-5/

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