The Daily Shot Brief – August 14th, 2019



The United States: Will the recent stock market volatility pull the NFIB small business optimism down over the next few months?

Source: Pantheon Macroeconomics


Eurozone: The ECB is not expected to match the Fed on easing policy, which could benefit the euro.

Source: Alpine Macro


China: While further weakness in the yuan raises refinancing risks for Chinese firms, their reliance on USD-denominated debt is still modest compared to other emerging markets.

Source: IIF


Emerging Markets: What happens to EM currencies after sharp devaluations?

Source: Capital Economics


Food for Thought: VC funding for AI firms:

Source: @axios; Read full article


Edited by Joseph N Cohen


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