Best in Economics this week: May 18

I would be interested to see this one in dollars per head…
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https://www.statista.com/chart/13766/where-philanthropy-dollars-are-concentrated/

Cool chart from the ECB, decomposing the citi surprise drop
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https://www.ecb.europa.eu/pub/pdf/annex/ecb.sp180507_slides.en.pdf

The OECD on Greece
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http://www.oecd.org/economy/economic-survey-greece.htm

Still one of my favorite, completely useless charts around.
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http://www.businessinsider.com/economic-recession-outlook-fund-managers-freaking-out-defying-baml-2018-5

A bit of a technical read on the slope of the yield curve and stocks

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https://voxeu.org/article/yield-curve-and-stock-market

Cool overview of the three functions of money

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https://principlesandinterest.wordpress.com/2018/05/03/moneyness-of-betting-tips/amp/

On that ‘iempeccable’ inflation track-record of the ECB…
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https://lukasdaalder.com/2018/05/09/iempeccable/

May is breaking records

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https://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2018/04/daily-chart-19

And whilst on the subject of the UK: look at the dismal productivity record

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https://mainlymacro.blogspot.nl/2018/05/why-was-economics-so-insular.html

The Wall Street Journal tries to explain the lack of inflation in the Eurozone
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https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-riddle-of-the-eurozones-missing-inflation-1525635726

Credit is too easy resulting in lower credit quality debt
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https://www.businessinsider.nl/wall-street-ignoring-market-risks-like-leveraged-loan-growth-2018-5/

Winners keep winning (with an interactive chart)
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https://ofdollarsanddata.com/why-winners-keep-winning-4e7f221f5b84

What China owns in Europe
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http://ritholtz.com/2018/04/china-buying-way-europe/

The Bull market in US Treasuries ended a long time ago…
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https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-05-01/forget-3-that-amazing-bull-run-in-treasuries-ended-years-ago

 

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