LOOKING UP

The 11 most important economic charts of the week

Germany and Greece are getting along better, which has done wonders for Greek stocks. But plenty of other chart-worthy stuff happened this week.

US economic growth slowed more than the government initially thought

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The UK’s GDP kept humming along quite nicely, oil sector troubles or no

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Germany’s economy bounced back from a couple of rough quarters

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Even Spain is looking better

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Euro zone-wide, (headline) deflation continued

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And the US joined in on the fun

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Even with a sales tax hike, Japan’s inflation spike continued to cool

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The UAE, on the other hand, had its biggest inflation jump since 2009, while housing prices kept surging

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Speaking of oil-rich countries, US crude stockpiles continued busting records

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Higher oil prices couldn’t keep Nigeria’s naira from backsliding after the central bank devalued the currency for the second time in months

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And Brazil’s unemployment rate is spiking after a long decline

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