The Daily Shot Brief – August 9th, 2018



The United States: Without the appropriate policy adjustments, the federal budget deficit could worsen dramatically over the next couple of decades.

Source: @NickTimiraos; Read full article


China: The PBoC has stabilized the renminbi (for now).

Source: The Daily Shot


Cryptocurrency: This chart shows the relative market capitalization of the largest cryptocurrencies.

Source: UBS, @MattGarrett3


Equity Markets: Outflows from mutual funds have accelerated this year.

Source: Moody’s Investors Service


Emerging Markets: Given the rising risks of a global slowdown, are EM corporate spreads too tight?

Source: Capital Economics


Global Developments: Here are the yearly changes in house prices around the world.

Source: Capital Economics

Which housing markets are most vulnerable?

Source: Capital Economics


Food for Thought: US wage growth by race, gender, and education:

Source: @axios; Read full article



Edited by Joseph Cohen

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