The Daily Shot Brief – May 3rd, 2018

Greetings,     The United States: Here is an updated “recession dashboard” from Credit Suisse.   Equity Markets: April saw meaningful inflows into US large-cap funds.   Commodities: Electric car production will significantly boost demand for copper, nickel, lithium, and cobalt.   Credit: Leveraged loan balances are approaching that of high-yield bonds. The last time …

The Daily Shot Brief – April 27th, 2018

Greetings,     The United States: Unlike in many parts of the world, US small and medium-sized businesses are a substantial component of the economy.   Equity Markets: Analysts are boosting US corporate earnings forecasts again.   The United Kingdom: Consumer sentiment took a hit.   Commodities: Grain prices are consolidating.   Emerging Markets: Argentina’s central …