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The 11 most important charts of the week

By Melvin Backman
Published Last updated This article is more than 2 years old.

Sure, it’s Jobs Friday, but lots of other chartable things happened in the global economy this week, too.

US payrolls are on a tear

Oil prices actually rose a bit this week…

…even though US oil supplies keep climbing

So all eyes are on US auto sales, where growth is falling but still strong

US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s preferred inflation measure fell

South Korean trade is slowing down (especially imports)

EU retail sales grew at their fastest pace since 2007

Russian inflation climbed even higher

Brazilian inflation is climbing too, though not so dramatically

The National Bank of Denmark cut its key interest rate for the fourth time this year

And the National Bank of Ukraine hiked its rate, which drove its currency crazy

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