Best of the Web: 17-06-09 nr 1679

Good morning. Another Conservative gamble gone wrong…

https://qz.com/1002076/uk-election-results-the-exit-polls-are-out-and-the-pound-is-plunging/

Watch the results come in real time on this site
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2017/06/ukresults

Up next: Brexit negotiations
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https://www.businessinsider.nl/ubs-brexit-negotiations-uk-economy-2017-6/

On my to read list: “Is growing inequality hurting our economies?”
http://equitablegrowth.org/research-analysis/is-growing-inequality-hurting-our-economies/

4 1% days. Not counting
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https://www.bespokepremium.com/think-big-blog/will-the-second-half-see-a-pickup-in-the-frequency-of-1-days/

We ain’t seen nothing yet
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http://ritholtz.com/2017/06/demographic-timebomb-rapidly-aging-population/

God forbid…
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https://www.brookings.edu/research/what-if-a-clearinghouse-fails/

The Economist: “Why government-bond yields have been falling again”
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https://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21723121-economic-optimism-and-soaring-stockmarkets-had-been-expected-push-them

Mmm. This does not look like a reliable recession signal….
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http://politicalcalculations.blogspot.nl/2017/06/dividends-by-numbers-in-may-2017.html#.WTlmOhOGOHo

What the Dutch, the Italian and the Swedes have in common
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http://www.economist.com/news/europe/21723119-hungary-fattest-eu-member-leading-charge-taxes-trim-waistlines-are-spreading

 

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