Best of the Web: 17-05-20 nr 1668

Good morning. Balancing the books, Trump style

And here is some more: “Trump budget plan slashes food stamps, healthcare for poor”

Some interesting research on the rise (and slowdown) of Fintech by the BIS

FDR is the employment champ

FANG is still at it

Alphaville concludes that bitcoin is overvalued

A big study by the IMF into state contingent debt. GDP bonds and coco’s for governments

Earnings are leading the stock market higher

The US car sector is not what it used to be

The lobster bubble, they mean!

Profitable short-impeachments are hard to find…

This does raise the question how much advertising is worth…


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