The Daily Shot Brief – January 2nd, 2024



The United States:  The core PCE inflation (the Fed’s preferred measure) slowed more than expected.

Source: The Daily Shot


The Eurozone: When will the ECB begin cutting rates?

Source: @financialtimes  Read full article


China: Consumer sentiment has been awful.

Source: @business  Read full article


Equities: Here is the relative performance of the S&P 500 equal-weight index.

Source: The Daily Shot


Here is S&P 500 sector performance for 2023.

Source: The Daily Shot


Global Developments: Global investment-grade bonds just had their best two months on record

Source: The Daily Shot  (further reading)


Commodities: Rice prices continue to climb.

Source: The Daily Shot
Source: @markets  Read full article


Food for Thought: Weekly working hours and wages:

Source: Visual Capitalist  Read full article

Edited by William Villacis

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