Best of the Web: 17-05-15 nr 1662

Good morning. The lack of jobs is not the problem

https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2017-05-12/missing-money-tech-giants-and-simple-math

Reuters: “Desperately short of labor, mid-sized Japanese firms plan to buy robots”
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http://www.reuters.com/article/us-japan-economy-capex-analysis-idUSKCN18B01Z

A bit of reading (from the Wall Street Journal) on the US bond market
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http://www.wsj.com/graphics/behind-the-2017-bond-market-rally/

Beating the market (but certainly not all the time)
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https://www.wsj.com/articles/an-algorithm-an-etf-and-an-academic-study-walk-into-a-bar-1494528113

A new feature in inequality: the inequality overhang
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https://blogs.imf.org/2017/05/11/a-new-twist-in-the-link-between-inequality-and-economic-development/

Interesting way to visualise currency movements
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https://www.bespokepremium.com/the-closer/the-closer-51217-end-of-week-charts/

Interactive charts on the rise of soybean (and the death of oats)
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https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2017-crop-that-ate-america/

The rebound in the OTC market?
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http://libertystreeteconomics.newyorkfed.org/2017/05/at-the-ny-fed-the-evolution-of-otc-derivatives-markets.html

And the IMF on Hungary
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http://www.imf.org/en/Publications/CR/Issues/2017/05/12/Hungary-Selected-Issues-44909

And the schedule for the week to come
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http://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2017/05/schedule-for-week-of-may-14-2017.html

 

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