Best of the Web: 17-05-10 nr 1659

Good morning. That whole internet bubble back in 2000 looks pretty insignificant now…

A bit of reading on silver

On the (lack of a) relationship between buybacks and investments

The VIX hit a new low. Lot’s of posts spring up

“A landslide Tory victory won’t automatically cause the British economy to expand” No, really? #duh

Cool overview of growth distribution in Africa: commodities still matter

It’s always the young that get hit

Labour productivity in Europe: the weak one out there…

Or is there hope? From the ECB


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