The Daily Shot Brief – August 2nd, 2017



The United States: This chart shows quarterly residential investment growth.

Source: S&P, @joshdigga

It’s important to note that residential investment impacts far more than just construction jobs.

Source: S&P, @joshdigga


China: The Markit PMI report shows solid manufacturing sector growth in China.

Source: IHS Markit


Equity Markets: The President’s tweets about the stock market have increased in frequency.

Source: @sentimentrader, @realDonaldTrump


Emerging Markets: Brazil’s manufacturing sector stalls again.

Source: IHS Markit


The Eurozone: Both input and output price increases for euro area’s businesses have been slowing. A stronger euro has been one of the contributors to these declines.

Source: Deutsche Bank, @joshdigga


Energy Market: Oil prices fell as a private inventory estimate (American Petroleum Institute) showed an increase in crude stockpiles. A decline was expected.



Canada: Canada’s factory activity has been quite robust.

Source: IHS Markit

Food for Thought: Compensation increases by industry in the US this year.

Source: @BLS_gov; Read full article

Edited by Joseph N Cohen

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