Best of the Web: 17-08-31 nr 1724

Good Morning. I wish I would have thought up this chart! (from BIS research on the Global Financial Cycle)
http://www.bis.org/publ/work661.htm

Interesting gap, this one….
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http://economistsview.typepad.com/economistsview/2017/08/is-poor-health-hindering-economic-growth.html

For the football lovers out there
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https://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2017/08/daily-chart-21

Peak food stamps.
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https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/08/31/the-economy-really-is-getting-better-here-are-two-key-signs/

Painful…
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http://thereformedbroker.com/2017/08/30/the-dumbest-call-of-the-era/

A bit of reading on long term forecasting
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https://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21727899-historically-high-valuations-equities-complicate-task-analysts-struggle

 

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