The 10 Best Charts Of The Week

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The world is changing, and nowhere is that better illustrated than in a good series of charts.Luckily, we’ve seen no shortage of excellent charts this week that amply illustrate the changes underway.

The best charts this week touch on everything from the first margin debt sell signal in three years to a major phase change for the U.S. dollar.

Now, let’s go to the charts.

If rising real interest rates are supposed to be driving this gold selloff, then it's definitely starting to look overdone

Thanks to explosive student loan debt growth, the federal government now holds more nonrevolving consumer debt than the banking system

And the delinquency rate of student loans is surging

Bitcoins have gone absolutely nuts so far this year

Cash balances in NYSE margin debt accounts have gotten awfully low

China is set to overtake the U.S. as the world's largest oil importer

ECRI's Lakshman Achuthan is convinced real GDI is telling us the US economy is in recession

JPMorgan thinks real consumer spending growth slowed to zero in February

The dollar is becoming positively correlated with stocks once again

At the same time, gold is re-establishing an inverse correlation with the trade-weighted dollar

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