Best in Economics this week: April 20

Nice one for the bitcoin fans: the IMF is talking about “crypto-assets”

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http://www.imf.org/en/Publications/GFSR/Issues/2018/04/02/Global-Financial-Stability-Report-April-2018

Nice bubble chart
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http://www.businessinsider.com/10-reasons-to-reduce-tech-investments-in-2018-bank-of-america-2018-4

Increasing (and unwarranted?) talk of a new slowdown…
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https://pro.creditwritedowns.com/2018/04/another-global-growth-slowdown.html#.WtdK5Ihub-g

Look at the US go…

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https://blogs.imf.org/2018/04/18/bringing-down-high-debt/

The comeback of commodities (or just a dead cat bouncing)?

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http://www.businessinsider.com/stock-market-trade-recommendations-for-overlooked-outperforming-area-2018-4

Still one of the more remarkable stock market phenomena out there: Sell in May
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https://twitter.com/ldaalder/status/985854877443248128

Will wage growth boost inflation, anyway?
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https://www.frbsf.org/economic-research/publications/fedviews/2018/april/april-12-2018/

From the infamous Equity Gilt study
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https://www.businessinsider.nl/barclays-how-technology-has-changed-the-world-2018-4/

US corporate lending is picking up
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https://www.ft.com/content/9eb4b616-3f61-11e8-b7e0-52972418fec4

A leading indicator for Non-Performing Loans in Italy
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https://voxeu.org/article/non-performing-loans-and-credit-allocation-mechanism

Rising spreads signal…. What exactly?
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https://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21740742-financial-conditions-america-are-finally-tightening-indicators-signal

 

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