They informed, educated and entertained me; articles from the last few days. 40.

What has distracted me from
working whilst dunking my plain chocolate oaties into a
frothy cup full of Columbia’s finest export.

As usual, links do NOT equal endorsements or even views. 

Many of my post links are from the USA. I find they are excellent at informing
me on so many subjects and are regularly ahead of the curve when it
comes to the particular topic of discussion.They frequently address a
subject that is highly relevant to the UK but has yet to be broached in
any meaningful form on this side of the Atlantic. The depth of the
articles are also highly commendable.

You know it’s getting daft when . . . . .

Tumbling Interest Rates in Europe Leaves Some Banks Owing Money on Loans to Borrowers WSJ Markets

History Suggests Significant Probability of 10%+ Downwards Market Correction: Manulife Asset Management Report News Moving Markets

Saudi Arabia’s Plan to Extend the Age of Oil Bloomberg

Will the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank ever matter?  Michael Pettis


Racing to Buy Homes Sight Unseen WSJ Markets

This Fantastic Documentary Lays Out Everything About Online Privacy Slate

The Pacific Ocean has been slowing global warming down. That could be about to change Washington Post