Best of the Web: 18-04-04 nr 1860

Good morning. Volatility returns to a more normal level
https://www.bespokepremium.com/think-big-blog/1-swings-surge/

“Why (US) Consumer Spending Growth Is Slowing”
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https://www.wsj.com/articles/why-consumer-spending-growth-is-slowing-1522747800

Best of last week
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https://lukasdaalder.com/2018/03/29/best-in-economics-this-week-march-29-2/

Here is another explanation for the strong euro (though it does not explain the weakness of the dollar)
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https://voxeu.org/article/dollar-euro-exchange-rate-2016-2018

Much ado about the London murder rate…
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https://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2018/04/daily-chart-0

 

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