Best in Economics this week: December 8

Cool chart on the background of the Fed
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https://www.ft.com/content/44440367-8ba4-317e-a7dd-3f51ffab8b8f

The IMF states the obvious for China:
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http://www.imf.org/en/Publications/CR/Issues/2017/12/07/people-republic-of-china-financial-system-stability-assessment-45445

Fama with a number of statements on financial markets
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http://review.chicagobooth.edu/finance/2017/article/embrace-passive-management-already

Another asset class gone rich: private equity (with a word of warning at the end)
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https://ftalphaville.ft.com/2017/12/04/2196425/private-equity-investors-are-paying-through-the-nose-for-midsize-companies/

This one is interesting…
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https://www.schwab.com/resource-center/insights/content/are-stocks-too-expensive

And here is another one
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https://www.businessinsider.nl/stock-market-news-record-low-sector-correlation-2017-12/

All this talk of the yield curve being a good recession indicator…
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https://ftalphaville.ft.com/2017/12/04/2196387/dont-worry-about-the-flattening-just-yet/

The Brexit chart of the week
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https://www.businessinsider.nl/nomura-data-brexit-banking-jobs-city-of-london-2017-11/

Some slick looking charts on asset management in the US

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https://www.mckinsey.com/industries/financial-services/our-insights/bright-spots-in-the-north-american-asset-management-landscape

I HAD to show this horrible looking chart.

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https://ofdollarsanddata.com/beyond-all-expectations-e93b358eb4f1

Growth over the past ten years…
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https://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21731822-mismatch-between-its-economic-and-political-institutions-persists-euro

Cities (or metropolitans) rule

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https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2017-12-05/bitcoin-s-chaos-and-death-to-democrats

Millionaires in the US

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https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/12/07/the-u-s-economy-is-creating-millionaires-at-an-astonishing-pace-but-whats-it-doing-for-everyone-else/

Which links to the chart of the week by the IMF!

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https://blogs.imf.org/2017/12/07/chart-of-the-week-sharing-the-wealth-inequality-and-who-owns-what/

Ah, yes: the end of the year charts season has started!

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https://www.theatlantic.com/photo/2017/12/top-25-news-photos-of-2017/547373/

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