The Daily Shot Brief – December 11th, 2018



The United States: The spread between job gains for workers vs. managers (especially in cyclical sectors) declined last month. If the trend continues, it would indicate that we are in the late phase of the economic cycle.

Source: The Daily Feather


China: Are capital outflows picking up again?

Source: Pantheon Macroeconomics


The Eurozone: Central banks are increasing their allocations to the euro (at the expense of the dollar).

Source: Danske Bank


Credit: Private-equity-owned companies have “top heavy” balance sheets, with leveraged loans forming a greater portion of the capital structure.

Source: Moody’s Investors Service


Emerging Markets: The Philippine trade deficit hits a new record.

Source: The Daily Shot


Global Developments: Bank stocks are struggling around the world.

Source: IIF


Food for Thought: Mobility within the US continues to decline.

Source: @graykimbrough



Edited by Joseph Cohen

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