CHARTED

The seven most important economic charts of the week

New year, same oil slump (with a tiny end-of-the-week bump)

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Argentina’s recession deepened

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A gauge of China’s factory activity is still flirting with contraction

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UK home price growth is continuing to slow down

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As are prices in the US

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The US job market is continuing to improve

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And US consumer confidence is still at a post-recession high

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