Best of the Web: 18-05-17 nr 1884

Good morning. A slightly different (not very fair) way of looking at the Atlanta GDPnow

http://www.businessinsider.com/us-economy-atlanta-fed-gdpnow-forecast-spikes-may-not-last-2018-5

583 million fake users: okay, that I cannot boast…
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https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2018-05-16/ritholtz-s-reads-gold-s-new-low-and-love-stories-of-tumblr

“Backtesting bluster fails to match reality, part infinity.”
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https://ftalphaville.ft.com/2018/05/17/1526529600000/Wealthfront-s-experiment-in-risk-parity-has-a-rocky-start/

Interesting chart on trade relations between the EU and Iran
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https://qz.com/1278587/end-of-the-iran-nuclear-deal-which-european-trading-partners-are-hurt-the-most/

The shock of it! (not)
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http://www.businessinsider.com/treasury-yields-versus-dividends-cash-appealing-bad-sign-for-markets-2018-5

Lead emissions in glacial core samples tell a story
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https://www.economist.com/graphic-detail/2018/05/16/a-record-of-ancient-romes-economy-turns-up-in-a-glacier-in-greenland

 

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