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Shopping and shipping: the eight most important economic charts of the week

By Melvin Backman
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US consumer prices didn’t change much year-over-year. (Gas prices are another matter entirely.)

Brazilian retail sales growth hasn’t slumped this badly in more than a decade.

UK retail sales growth is losing steam, too.

Same thing with UK house prices.

In the US, it seems like more houses are on the way.


The euro zone’s trade surplus keeps getting bigger.

Japan’s trade deficit is quietly expanding again.

India’s trade deficit shrank a little.

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