Best in Economics this week: February 9

You knew that someone would come up with this chart….
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http://www.businessinsider.com/trump-tweets-stock-market-dow-jones-average-2018-2

And here is Trump’s response…
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https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/961253168968622086

This one is cool
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https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2018/02/06/the-stock-market-decline-probably-isnt-over-yet

The sell-off was an equity event only
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http://www.businessinsider.com/stock-market-selloff-biggest-reasons-not-rates-inflation-2018-2

Risk parity, does that work in these markets?
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http://macro-man.blogspot.nl/2018/02/old-correlations-die-hard-stocks-and.html

A bit of history on hyperinflation
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https://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2018/02/daily-chart-1

Speeding up, the Olympic version
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http://www.wsj.com/graphics/2018-winter-olympics-art-of-the-millisecond/

Wages picking up, at last?
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https://www.bespokepremium.com/think-big-blog/wages-picking-up/

Or is there nothing out of the ordinary?
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https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/02/01/business/economy/wages-salaries-job-market.html

Don’t tell Trump, but here is the ECB’s assessment on the tax plans

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https://www.ecb.europa.eu//pub/pdf/other/ebbox201801_01.en.pdf

Buy at the close, sell at the open?

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https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/02/your-money/stock-market-after-hours-trading.html

The infrastructure gap!

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http://www.imf.org/en/News/Articles/2018/02/01/na020818-public-infrastructure-in-the-western-balkans-a-highway-to-higher-income

The new Grand Coalition

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https://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2018/02/daily-chart-4

Interesting charts from the ECB on durable consumption in the Eurozone

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https://www.ecb.europa.eu//pub/pdf/other/ebbox201801_02.en.pdf

Can ESG help performance in the High Yield market?

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https://www.bondvigilantes.com/blog/2018/02/06/can-esg-analysis-help-improve-high-yield-returns/

This overview might come in handy one day: deflation in the world
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https://www.bis.org/publ/work699.pdf

 

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