Best of the Web: 17-05-17 nr 1664

Good morning. The I word is getting used on a daily basis by now…

https://qz.com/984995/will-trump-be-impeached-trump-impeachment-support-outweighs-opposition-in-new-poll/

“Constructing the Home Purchase Sentiment Index”
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http://www.frbsf.org/economic-research/publications/economic-letter/2017/may/constructing-home-purchase-sentiment-index/

The tail risks du mois

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https://www.businessinsider.nl/theres-a-new-biggest-risk-to-global-markets-2017-5/

Low productivity growth and Trump
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https://www.ft.com/content/cbc4d312-3a3e-11e7-821a-6027b8a20f23

Ah, sure: risks have declined…
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2017/05/daily-chart-12

A bit technical, but potentially interesting: the impact of flagging
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http://libertystreeteconomics.newyorkfed.org/2017/05/do-credit-markets-watch-the-waving-flag-of-bankruptcy.html

Sweden heading for cashless?
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https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-05-14/in-cashless-sweden-even-god-now-takes-collection-via-an-app

Cool chart on past immigration in the US
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http://voxeu.org/article/immigrants-who-made-america

Boom! Bust! (or has the timing of Eastern something to do with it?)
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http://www.businessinsider.com/europe-buying-cars-sales-2017-5

Amd a bit of reading by a Fed watcher
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http://economistsview.typepad.com/economistsview/2017/05/fed-watch-cant-keep-a-good-economy-down.html

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