The Daily Shot Brief – April 1st, 2020



United States: Morgan Stanley expects the latest initial unemployment claims to hit 4.45 million.

Source: Morgan Stanley Research

Below is an updated set of Q2 GDP growth estimates.

Source: @LizAnnSonders


Asia-Pacific: South Korea’s manufacturing PMI hit the lowest level since 2009.

Source: @IHSMarkitPMI; Read full article


China: China’s government bonds have been less volatile than debt markets elsewhere.

Source: Gavekal


Energy: BCA Research expects the Brent oil price to fall lower before staging a rebound above $60 per barrel.

Source: BCA Research


Credit: European investment-grade spreads haven’t tightened as quickly as US counterparts, which were helped by the Fed.

Source: The Daily Shot


Food for Thought: Skipping medications due to cost:

Source: HighTower Advisors, RCG Economics, Pawn Guru

Edited by Daniel Moskovits

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