Best in Economics this week: April 13

Eat that, Europe!
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https://ftalphaville.ft.com/2018/04/09/1523246400000/Japan-s-economic-miracle/

China vs US: choose your preferred metric
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https://www.ft.com/content/5f796164-3be1-11e8-b9f9-de94fa33a81e

US stock market outperformance is not solely linked to tech
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http://thereformedbroker.com/2018/04/10/chart-o-the-day-no-its-not-all-tech-stocks/

Out with the old…
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http://ritholtz.com/2018/04/gop-dem-midterm-elections/

Spot the odd one out…
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http://conversableeconomist.blogspot.nl/2018/04/us-lagging-in-labor-force-participation.html

Risk off did lead to flows into bonds, but it did not help US yields
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http://www.businessinsider.com/bank-of-america-market-shift-threatening-favorite-investor-strategy-2018-4

Interesting chart
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https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2018/04/11/zuckerberg-gets-it-right-for-once-his-success-is-not-an-only-in-america-story/

This is getting more traction these days: the financial problems of US states
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https://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2018/04/daily-chart-3

Cool chart on the IPO market
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https://ftalphaville.ft.com/2018/04/10/1523341921000/The-problem-with-US-public-markets/

Spending like there ain’t no tomorrow…
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https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2018/04/09/why-americas-return-to-1-trillion-deficits-is-a-big-problem-for-you/

The Belt and Road thingie
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http://ritholtz.com/2018/04/chinas-belt-road-global-infrastructure-plan/

The Economists takes a good look at Germany
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https://www.economist.com/news/special-report/21740315-germanys-economic-boom-has-left-many-behind-germany-may-be-

Empires in the world
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https://twitter.com/simongerman600/status/983797024725315586

 

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