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Fly Charts: Getting Nervous About 2018 and Homebuilders

From the health-care impact of the tax bill to a cable deal, here are four charts that tell you what you need to know in business today.
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Good morning! This is Fly Charts, the daily charts-only newsletter from Gadfly; sign up here. From the health-care impact of the tax bill to a cable deal, here are four charts that tell you what you need to know in business today.

A (Very Big) Round Number

There are nearly 100 trillion reasons to be nervous about what markets will look like next year.

Source: Bloomberg

Built Up

Homebuilders are among the companies most threatened by the GOP tax bill. But investors don't seem to have noticed.

Source: Bloomberg

Complementary Cables

Italians are making a big bet on the future of wires and cables in the United States.

Source: Prysmian

Brace for Impact

The GOP tax bill is set to make a big mess of the individual insurance market.

Source; CBO

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