Adventures in causality, WSJ edition

By Felix Salmon
June 23, 2009
It seems that the dollar is falling because oil prices are going up, and oil prices are going up because the dollar is falling. Clever! " data-share-img="" data-share="twitter,facebook,linkedin,reddit,google" data-share-count="true">

An eagle-eyed reader spotted this pair of headlines on the WSJ home page this morning:

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It seems that the dollar is falling because oil prices are going up, and oil prices are going up because the dollar is falling. Clever!

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