The Daily Shot Brief – April 29th, 2019



The United States:  US financial conditions have been easing this year, but the rise in the dollar over the past few days has derailed that trend.

Source: Morgan Stanley Research


Eurozone: Productivity growth in the Eurozone has been slowing.

Source: Fitch Solutions, @Schuldensuehner


Equities: Despite the earnings beats (above), companies have turned much more cautious on growth.

Source: BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research


China: This chart shows household leverage and the contribution of consumer spending to China’s GDP growth.

Source: Longview Economics


Global Developments: This table ranks populist governments by policy priority.

Source: Oxford Economics


Food for Thought: A free-trade agreement for Africa:

Source: @VisualCap; Read full article




Edited by Joseph Cohen

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