Best of the Web: 18-05-16 nr 1883

Good morning. Going back to $80
https://www.economist.com/graphic-detail/2018/05/15/the-price-of-oil-inches-towards-80-a-barrel

A number of interesting charts by the IMF
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http://www.imf.org/en/News/Articles/2018/05/14/na051518-europe-on-an-upswing-in-six-charts

Luctor et emergo?
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https://ftalphaville.ft.com/2018/05/15/1526390408000/Japan-inflation–from-cheerleading-to-fearleading/

On the presumed advantages of global diversification in bonds
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http://ritholtz.com/2018/05/going-global-bondsthe-benefits-global-fixed-income-allocation/

The Netherlands appears to be the odd one out here
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http://www.journalism.org/2018/05/14/in-western-europe-public-attitudes-toward-news-media-more-divided-by-populist-views-than-left-right-ideology/pj_2018-05-14_western-europe_0-01/

 

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