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Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Posted by Kindred Winecoff at 8:31 AM . Wednesday, January 18, 2012
This, apparently, was Bloomberg's "Chart of the Day" (via, and HT to Leigh Caldwell on Twitter). In case you can't tell, the orange line is the U.S.'s legal debt ceiling, the white line is the spot price of gold.
It is a very bad, no good, terrible, very bad graph. Misleading at best. Can you tell why?
Here's a clue, but it won't work until tomorrow.