Here are my favorite tweets of the past week:

Stocks and Markets

What's a bubble?

Good question:

Minor confusion:

OPEC fading:

My favorite What on Earth? data point of the week:


Peak anti-homeownership?

But see the return of the Heloc:

A pre- and post-credit-crisis surprise -- private sector economic activity:

ECB cheat sheet:

Politics and Policy

This explains much of the deficit:

I'm getting nervous:

If you're trading hostages for hostages, you’re doing it wrong:

Random Items

Now we're making some real progress!

Did they have Wi-Fi back then?

Is taking a selfie atop Jesus’s head even allowed?

I am going to a block party!


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