CHARTBOOK

The 14 most important charts from a momentum-shifting week for the global economy

US existing home sales rebounded to their highest level since October.

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India’s stock market continued to surge, pushing it to record highs.

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US claims for jobless benefits fell sharply in a sign of increasing momentum for the economy.

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Chinese manufacturing seems to be picking up steam, which could be an important shift for both the Chinese and the global economy.

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Taiwan’s export orders continued to show momentum, on demand for electronics.

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South Korean economic growth slowed slightly in the second quarter.

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Japan’s trade deficit came in worse than expected, in what’s become an ongoing problem for Abenomics.

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US new home sales disappointed, though prices are up 5.3% over the last year.

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After an epic bust, Ireland’s real-estate market is picking momentum, especially in Dublin.

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The jobless rate in Brazil’s largest city remain low, but work stoppages at the national statistics agency delayed complete national data.

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Americans took a pay cut in the second quarter, in real terms.

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A key proxy for US business spending rose in June, though downward revisions to previous months obscured the signal.

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And the UK finally filled in the economic hole left by the Great Recession.

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