The Daily Shot Brief – April 11th, 2018




The United States: This chart shows the breakdown of jobs as well as corporate profits by industry.

Source: Bianco Research


Equity Markets: Will the dollar weakness boost corporate earnings this year?

Source: LPL Research


Credit: Here is an update on high-yield default rares.

Source: Moody’s Investors Service


Emerging Markets: Brazilians’ trust in their political leadership is extraordinarily low.

Source: BMI Research


Eurozone: Investors are concerned about the Eurozone’s high private-sector debt amid signs of an economic slowdown.

Source:, h/t Paul Menestrier; Read full article


Commodities: Gold remains disconnected from real rates.

Source: Scotiabank Economics


Energy: The Aramco IPO may overwhelm the Saudi Stock Exchange (as valuations rise with oil prices).

Source:, h/t Paul Menestrier; Read full article


Global Developments: This chart shows equity fund flows across major markets.

Source: Deutsche Bank Research


Food for Thought: Top imports and exports by state.

Source: @AEI; Read full article


Edited by Joseph N Cohen

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