The Daily Shot Brief – April 19th, 2021



United States: The U. Michigan consumer sentiment index was below market forecasts, with the expectations component stalling this month.

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Near-term inflation expectations surged.

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House buying conditions deteriorated further. Will we see this trend reflected in the housing market?

Source: @TCosterg


Cryptocurrency: The weekend’s crypto selloff wiped out all of bitcoin’s gains over the past month …

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… and triggered mass liquidation (the chart shows changes in open interest).

Source: @skewdotcom


Energy: Global oil stockpiles are normalizing.

Source: @markets Read full article


Equities: Here is more evidence of speculative activity in the US equity market.

Source: @jessefelder; CNBC Read full article


Global Developments: Here are pandemic-driven stimulus levels in major economies.

Source: BofA Global Research


Food For Thought: Support for workers’ rights to collectively bargain:

Source: Morning Consult Read full article

Edited by Daniel Moskovits

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