Best of the Web: 18-01-10 nr 1808

Good morning. US company earnings guidance goes through the roof!

https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2018-01-10/dangerous-finance-and-pole-dancing-robots

“Why do futures markets imply a Depression-level collapse in European dividends?”
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https://ftalphaville.ft.com/2018/01/10/2197424/why-do-futures-markets-imply-a-depression-level-collapse-in-european-dividends/

Why the US stock market is unique
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http://awealthofcommonsense.com/2018/01/how-the-u-s-stock-market-is-unique/

For the daily commute: colourful maps of the world showing the travel time to the nearest city (via @DiederickRaven)
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https://www.theguardian.com/cities/gallery/2018/jan/10/daily-commute-travel-times-cities-world-pictures-maps-uk-china-mali

The World Bank gives an economic update
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https://www.businessinsider.nl/world-bank-global-growth-peak-2018-1/

‘GDP at risk’, not ‘value at risk’
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http://voxeu.org/article/gdp-risk

The zombies are still here
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https://ftalphaville.ft.com/2018/01/10/2197468/how-do-zombies-actually-die/

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