The Daily Shot Brief – August 10th, 2018



The United States: US tariffs are expected to hit lower-income households disproportionally.

Source: Oxford Economics


China: China’s trade surplus continues to trend lower.

Source: Pantheon Macroeconomics


The Eurozone: The Eurozone GDP tracker is off the highs but appears to have stabilized. The ECB is likely to proceed with the conclusion of its securities purchase program.

Source: TD Securities


Equity Markets: This has been a strong earnings season.

Source: Market Ethos, Richardson GMP


Global Developments: Investor complacency is widespread in developed markets. Advanced economies are not insulated from emerging markets’ troubles. This chart shows the JP Morgan DM vs. EM volatility indices.

Source: @TheTerminal


Emerging Markets: A stronger dollar could spell more pain for EM stocks.

Source: Market Ethos, Richardson GMP


Food for Thought: Best- and worst-paying college majors:

Source: Visual Capitalist; Read full article



Have a great weekend!


Edited by Joseph Cohen

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