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The nine most important economic charts of the week

Mario Draghi finally unleashed the European monetary beast, but lots of other chart-worthy stuff happened around the world this week.

Oil prices are settling, but still falling

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The euro dropped after the European Central Bank announced its stimulus program

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The Bank of Canada cut its overnight interest rate

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The Central Bank of Brazil raised its rate

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The Nigerian naira fell when the Central Bank of Nigeria left its rate alone

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China’s GDP growth is slowing down

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…and so is South Korea’s

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US housing starts are near a seven-year high

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The British employment situation is improving…

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…as are British wages

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