Here they are: the 8 best charts of the week.1. The Smart Money Flow Index suggests a lot of the buying has been happening in the first 30 minutes of trading lately.
READ MORE: The 'Smart Money' In The Stock Market Has Been Headed For The Exits Since May »2. Short-term funding markets are starting to lose their patience with the debt ceiling dispute.
READ MORE: Here's The Debt Ceiling Warning Chart That Everyone On Wall Street Is Passing Around »3. If the shutdown lasts another week, it could shave 0.4 percentage points off annual economic growth.
READ MORE: Watch The Government Shutdown Eat Away At GDP Growth »4. The up-front investment required in nuclear power explains why it's a dying industry.
READ MORE: In 5 Charts, Here's Why Nuclear Energy Is Going Nowhere »5. The government shutdown has caused American economic confidence to collapse to its lowest levels in over a year.
READ MORE: American Economic Confidence Has Collapsed In The Past Three Days »6. A 10-point rise in confidence correlates with a 2-point rise in price-to-earnings ratios and a 54 basis-point rise in 10-year yields.
READ MORE: JP MORGAN'S ULTIMATE GUIDE TO THE MARKETS AND THE ECONOMY »7. School districts have an overwhelming effect on house prices.
READ MORE: It'll Cost You Hundreds Of Thousands Of Dollars Extra To Buy A Home Near A Good School »8. Japan faces an ugly reality when it comes to its aging population's effect on potential GDP.
READ MORE: Stimulus Alone Can't Save Japan »
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