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Chinese high speed rail about one seventeenth the cost per km of that in the UK. And we think we're going to be a major manufacturing centre.

I went from hitting a wall yesterday to finding errors in my teacher's expected output today I'm feeling great no one can stop me I'll pass the exam YES :nes_fire:

Amazing chart showing how the composition of the stockmarket has changed over the decades. Goes back to 1815!!

I am not here to inspire you.

The darker side to calling disabled people 'inspiring'. Why it's insulting, exploitative, and ultimately harmful. beef.nipple.solutions/2018/10/ #disability

Huge dispersion in price of goods and services in last 20 years. Massive auto-correlation of rises.

Inflation probably understated. Makes buying bonds even more bonkers.

It's kind of hard to see why anyone buys any sovereign bonds other than Treasuries.

But what do I know? And maybe Central Banks are not focussed on profits.

The Conference Board's labor differential: "jobs hard to get" - "fewer jobs available". That's why it goes negative!

Rich countries have done an increasing amount of trade with poor (developing countries), with the exception of Japan. From this paper, gcf.ch/wp-content/uploads/2013 but via Martin Sandbu's FT "Free Lunch" email.

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