The Daily Shot Brief – August 25th, 2022



The United States: To begin, capital goods orders and shipments growth (a proxy for business investment) remained robust in July.

Source: The Daily Shot


In the labor market, unemployment duration continues to move lower (workers who lost jobs find new employment quickly).

Source: @WSJ  Read full article


The Eurozone: Germany’s natural gas inventories will be ready for winter, albeit at a high cost.

Source: @JeffreyKleintop


China: China boosted its stimulus package to reinvigorate the economy after lockdowns.

Source: @markets  Read full article


Energy: US refined product consumption is now well below pre-COVID levels.

Source: Princeton Energy Advisors


Equities: Here is the number of consecutive days without reaching a new all-time high in the S&P 500.

Source: @LizAnnSonders


Rates: Asset manager positions in the 10-year and ultra T-Bond contracts have grown to multi-year highs.

Source: Deutsche Bank Research


Food for Thought: Lastly, here is the proportion of streaming subscribers who watch, cancel, and go:

Source: @WSJ  Read full article

Edited by William Villacis

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