Best in Economics this week: January 19

On that ‘the-end-of-bitcoin’ sell-off
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https://www.businessinsider.nl/bitcoin-cryptocurrency-market-tom-lee-sees-buying-opportunity-2018-1/

Cooking the books in China according to the FT
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https://www.ft.com/content/a9889330-f51c-11e7-88f7-5465a6ce1a00

Still shocking…

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https://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2018/01/daily-chart-7

Brexit costs

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http://uk.businessinsider.com/oxford-economics-hard-brexit-could-cost-eu-99-billion-2018-1

This sounds worth the read: “Measuring the “Free” Digital Economy”

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http://conversableeconomist.blogspot.nl/2018/01/measuring-free-digital-economy.html

This is interesting: Thailand is close to reaching the criteria of a being a currency manipulator
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https://www.cfr.org/blog/thailand-really-and-i-mean-really-close-meeting-treasurys-manipulation-criteria

From the FT: “Bond markets: Is the bull run over?” (via martin mlynar)
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https://www.ft.com/content/6fe195ca-f781-11e7-8715-e94187b3017e

And here is some more on that subject
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http://www.businessinsider.com/bond-market-fixed-income-supply-in-2018-2018-1

Apple cash is about credits
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https://ftalphaville.ft.com/2018/01/18/2197758/the-apple-story-is-about-corporate-bonds-not-cash-or-capex/

Overbought!
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https://www.businessinsider.nl/stock-market-news-extreme-valuations-most-stretched-in-20-years-2018-1/

Which is linked to this
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https://www.bloomberg.com/gadfly/articles/2018-01-05/not-everything-is-expensive-if-you-know-where-to-look

Some charts on Africa
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/trump-shithole-countries-comment-reality-in-africa-maps-charts-2018-

Another way to show the increase of risk in banking
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https://ftalphaville.ft.com/2018/01/17/2197783/that-time-when-american-banks-basically-existed-to-fund-the-government/

Pretty shocking, this chart
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https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2018/01/17/eric-trumps-401k-is-up-by-35-percent-but-half-of-american-families-dont-even-have-one/

Lowflation is here to stay?
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http://voxeu.org/article/low-inflation-longer

 

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