Russia Now the Top Crude Oil Producer

by Claudia Carpenter at Bloomberg February 20, 2017 Saudis lose top spot for 1st time since March: official data U.S. ranked No. 3 with output of 8.8 million barrels a day Russia overtook Saudi Arabia as the world’s largest crude producer in December, when both …

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Norwegian Inflation Moderating but Read the Fine Print

Clothing and Furniture: Despite headline inflation moderating, inflation remains problematic. Headline inflation declined by .7% to 2.8% for the year in Norway, mostly attributed to falling clothing and furniture prices. Almost everything else went up in price, especially housing and food. Source: Statistics Norway – …

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Prager University: The War on Work

Understanding the perverse incentive:  [wps-social-ninja global-settings=”0″ show-count=”0″ show-before-post-content=”0″ show-after-post-content=”0″ align=”left” social-engines=”facebook,twitter,linkedin,googleplus,reddit” layout=”wps-sn-layout-round” /]

Economy Page Updated!

The economy page has been updated. The budgetary figures have been updated using figures from the Norwegian State Budget website instead of Statistics Norway. Per a reader’s email, it is more accurate to use non-petroleum budgetary figures to better reflect that state of the economy. …

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Friday Humor: Liberals Going off the Deep End

Woman’s March Organizer Advocates Genital Mutilation This is how Liberals respond to an opposing point of view: Linda Sarsour, the organizer of the DC Woman’s March, advocates violence against a Harvard Professor and a Journalist. About Ayaan Hirsi Ali – She went from forced bride to …

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