The Raw Prawn

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Wed Jun 11
Scaled and shifted charts (with the occasional inverted axis) are very popular in the financial markets. I’m always a bit dubious about them as they tend to give a bit too much wiggle room for the chart to fit the story. This is an example I just received, originally from the UBS inflation desk.

Scaled and shifted charts (with the occasional inverted axis) are very popular in the financial markets. I’m always a bit dubious about them as they tend to give a bit too much wiggle room for the chart to fit the story. This is an example I just received, originally from the UBS inflation desk.