The Daily Shot Brief – April 1st, 2019



The United States: Despite slower industrial output in recent months, the US continues to outperform other OECD economies. This relative strength is due to lower US reliance on demand from Asia (chart below shows industrial production outperformance).

Source: TS Lombard


The Eurozone: This chart shows the absolute debt levels for Italy, France, and Germany.

Source: @markets; Read full article


Equities: Fund flows remain soft relative to stock prices.

Source: Danske Bank


Cryptocurrency: March was a good month for Bitcoin.

Source: The Daily Shot


Global Developments: How are speculative accounts positioned in the currency markets?

Source: Danske Bank


Food for Thought: US biggest banks:

Source: @howmuch_net; Read full article


Edited by Joseph Cohen

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