DARK

The 10 most important economic charts of the week from the US, its trading partners, and their trading partners

The US

The American economy added 223,000 jobs in a completely decent jobs report

US consumers are feeling more confident after a brief slip earlier this year

Though not as many of them are applying for mortgages, which are experiencing slowing growth

American commercial crude stockpiles grew for the first time since April

Its trading partners

European unemployment didn’t change (with Germany and Greece still on opposite ends of the spectrum)

Brazil industrial production figures continue to deteriorate, albeit a bit more slowly

Kenya’s economic growth seems to be slipping

Australia’s building permits are rising at a pretty healthy clip

Its trading partners’ trading partners

South Korea had a record trade surplus, which isn’t as good as it sounds

More money is flowing out of the UK than usual

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