Three Interesting Charts From Super-Miner BHP Billiton's Earnings


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Mining giant BHP Billiton earnings came out with earnings today.The company reported a 72% profit surge, though the stock was off modestly in Australian trading.

Along with its earnings report, the company put out a good chart deck that gives some insight into the global economy.

Three charts stood out.

Here's a look at margins across various commodities

ISMs across the world are improving, but there are risks and supply constraints

labour costs are getting increasingly significant

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