Best in Economics this week: October 20

Cool way to show the ‘the Robots are coming’ theme for financial market jobs
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https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2017-wall-street-robots/

Another 1000k broken
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https://www.bespokepremium.com/think-big-blog/19k-20k-21k-22k-23k/

But… what happened to the rocketman?
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http://ritholtz.com/2017/10/people-trump-attacked-twitter-since-becoming-president/

Interesting podcast on the causes of the success of Germany
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http://freakonomics.com/podcast/secrets-german-economy-steal/

And then there are people complaining about banks…

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https://www.businessinsider.nl/60-minutes-opioid-whistleblower-2017-10/

Spot the currency manipulator out there

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http://www.businessinsider.com/china-currency-manipulation-treasury-report-2017-10

Unbelievable.

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http://ritholtz.com/2017/10/puerto-rico-still-dark/

Debt problem? What debt problem? 323 years of UK debt

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http://voxeu.org/article/323-years-uk-national-debt

Credit quality of your corporate bonds is in decline

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https://www.bondvigilantes.com/blog/2017/10/17/trump-reappoint-yellen-also-credit-spreads-tight-tesla-laffers-napkin-stuff/

Some insights from the San Francisco Fed

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http://www.frbsf.org/economic-research/publications/fedviews/2017/october/october-12-2017/

The electric car boom will feed the lithium demand spike
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https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2017-lithium-battery-future/

How international house prices react to US yields
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http://www.bis.org/publ/work665.pdf

Bitcoin! The best diversifier out there!

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https://www.bespokepremium.com/

The youth has the future
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As for the ‘no deal’ option…. (via @DiederickRaven)

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https://www.ft.com/content/7ff7c97c-b33c-11e7-a398-73d59db9e399

https://www.businessinsider.nl/no-deal-brexit-would-cause-huge-tailbacks-at-british-ports-2017-10/

And another one on the UK

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http://www.businessinsider.com/oecd-charts-how-brexit-has-damaged-the-british-economy-2017-10

 

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