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Payrolls, prices, and ports: The 10 most important economic charts of the week

By Melvin Backman
Published Last updated This article is more than 2 years old.


The US unemployment rate stayed the same in a pretty solid jobs report.

Greek unemployment is at 25%, but that’s nearly a three-year low.


Mexican inflation hit a record low.

Brazilian inflation is the highest it’s been since 2003.

Russia inflation picked back up last month.


Nigeria’s foreign exchange reserves are coping with a laundry list of import bans.

Taiwanese exports are slumping hard.

America’s trade deficit grew a little (no thanks to exports).

Money continues to pour into South Korea.

Germany is still running huge trade surpluses, even if industrial production is slowing down.

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