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The 11 most important economic charts of the week for the USD, EUR, Etc.

By Melvin Backman

USD

The US unemployment rate ticked up to 5.5%, though the rest of the jobs report was very solid.

The Federal Reserve’s preferred gauge of inflation held steady, with oil continuing to drag on prices overall.

Speaking of oil, American commercial crude supplies continue to taper.

EUR

Euro zone unemployment came down a bit.

Retail sales on the continent are showing signs of life again.

Inflation is picking up too among member states, possibly thanks to a little monetary stimulus.

ETC.

Angola’s central bank devalued the kwanza.

Money continues flooding into South Korea’s weakening economy.

Brazil’s facing an industrial production reduction.

The Brazilian central bank is still raising rates to head off rising inflation.

Russian inflation, on the other hand, is calming down.