Max Nisen is a Bloomberg Gadfly columnist covering biotech, pharma and health care. He previously wrote about management and corporate strategy for Quartz and Business Insider.

Good morning! This is Fly Charts, the daily charts-only newsletter from Gadfly; sign up here. From the British pound to low-margin gold, here are four charts that tell you what you need to know about business today. 

On Sale
Shareholders may resent Nordstrom's founding family for trying to take the company private on the cheap, but should remember it's cheap for a reason.
Source: Bloomberg
Back in the Game
The Trump administration seems worried about bond market liquidity, but the market has already moved on.
Source: Company filings
The Biggest Uncertainty
Theresa May's narrowing lead in the polls is creating less market uncertainty than you might think.
Source: Bloomberg
Glitter and Tinsel
Look a littler closer at Chow Tai Fook's return to revenue growth, and it looks a lot less shiny.
Source: Company reports

And don't miss Shira Ovide on technology's need for a human touch: "Sometimes computers are dumb. I don't know why Amazon keeps nudging me to buy glass cleaner. And picking things based on your tastes means you may never break out of your comfort zone and listen to a song that you couldn't imagine you would like. The same is true with computer-aided social network feeds like Facebook."

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