The Daily Shot Brief – August 13th, 2020

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United States: Longer-term market-based inflation expectations continue to grind higher (2 charts).

Source: The Daily Shot


United Kingdom: As we saw yesterday, the Q2 GDP decline exceeded 20%. Here is a comparison to other economies.

Source: Pantheon Macroeconomics

The contraction would have been worse if it wasn’t for the relative strength in UK exports. The decline was almost half of what economists were expecting.

Source: The Daily Shot


Energy: This chart shows US inventories of crude oil and gasoline, measured in days of supply.

Source: EIA


Equities: The average holding period for stocks has declined sharply over the past few decades.

Source: @jessefelder, Reuters Read full article


Global Developments: Next, we have ETF flows by asset class.

Source: JP Morgan, @ISABELNET_SA, @jpmorgan


Food For Thought: The pandemic’s impact on major corporations:

Source: @howmuch_net Read full article

Edited by Daniel Moskovits

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