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USD, EUR, JPY: The 10 most important economic charts of the week

A man walks past a currency exchange shop in Hong Kong.
AP Photo/Vincent Yu
This week’s money matters.
By Melvin Backman
Published Last updated This article is more than 2 years old.


The third-quarter GDP report was so-so

The Fed’s favorite gauge of inflation remains weak

Americans suddenly cooled on their house hunting

And they’re a bit less confident


German unemployment remains at record lows

Joblessness is down in the rest of the euro zone as well

The eurozone hopped out of deflation (barely)


Japanese retail sales aren’t too hot

Household spending fell at large

Inflation has disappeared (all of which is putting the Bank of Japan in a very tight spot)

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