The Daily Shot Brief – February 14th, 2018

Greetings,     The United States: US consumer debt increases are driven by non-housing credit, primarily student and auto loans. Student debt delinquency rates remain elevated, while problem auto loan balances continue to climb.   Equity Markets: Will the market correction be extended this year? Long-term market history shows much larger yearly drawdowns than what …

The Daily Shot Brief – February 8th, 2018

Greetings,     The United States: Will the stock market jitters impact household consumption?   China: Beijing is imposing record fines on the nation’s banks.   Equity Markets: Historical volatility jumped this week, which means that VAR models will be penalizing equity exposure more than they have recently. Will this impact demand for stocks?   The Eurozone: Despite …