The 10 most important economic charts of the week

US unemployment is at its lowest point since the recession.

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Greece’s unemployment rate is coming down, too.

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South Korea’s current account surplus is expanding again.

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So is the US trade deficit.

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Inflation is slowing down in Brazil…

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..and (finally) falling in Russia.

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American crude oil inventories fell for the first time this year.

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The Kenyan shilling can’t catch a break.

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US wages had their longest growth streak in more than a decade.

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Chinese trade is falling abruptly.

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