The Best Kind of Charts: Tweets of the Week

Barry Ritholtz is a Bloomberg View columnist writing about finance, the economy and the business world. He started the Big Picture blog in 2003 and is the founder of Ritholtz Wealth Management, an asset management and financial planning firm.
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Here are some of my favorite tweets from the last week:

Stocks and Markets

Invisible hand of the free market in action:

Oil at $107:

Defaults hit record low:

High-yield spreads do too:

Worst bankruptcy ever?

Economy

What wage inflation?

Japan's trade deficit:

Most of them are amusing to me:

Easing conditions:

Mmmm, pie charts:

Politics and Policy

We like clean air:

The trend isn't his friend:

Mo' money, mo' obesity:

Another bad trend:

The Asian application battle:

Random Items

Sounds true:

Your brain is easily fooled:

That's more than I expected:

Washington Predators?

E-ZPass goes to the mattresses:

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