Best of the Web: 18-05-22 nr 1886

Good morning. US credit card defaults are picking up…
https://www.businessinsider.nl/credit-card-late-payments-and-interest-rates-rise-2018-5/

How low can you go…? UK savers are de-saving
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https://www.businessinsider.nl/uk-consumer-saving-and-household-debt-post-brexit-2018-5/

The OECD: “The dark side of the digital economy: Bad things come in small packages”
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http://oecdinsights.org/2018/05/18/the-dark-side-of-the-digital-economy-bad-things-come-in-small-packages/

A slightly berdy one for the Big Data folks
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http://libertystreeteconomics.newyorkfed.org/2018/05/economic-predictions-with-big-data-the-illusion-of-sparsity.html

Happiness….
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https://www.economist.com/graphic-detail/2018/05/18/how-heavy-use-of-social-media-is-linked-to-mental-illness

Alphaville on the FTSE
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https://ftalphaville.ft.com/2018/05/21/1526909509000/FTSE-gets-frothy/

Cobalt; the new oil?
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https://www.wsj.com/articles/why-lithium-and-cobalt-producers-are-the-hot-new-acquisition-target-1526558400

And speaking of oil: long energy is all the rave right now
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https://www.bespokepremium.com/think-big-blog/a-high-energy-rally/

And the schedule for the week to come
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http://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2018/05/schedule-for-week-of-may-20-2018.html

 

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