The Daily Shot Brief – February 13th, 2020



ChinaThe coronavirus has put a third of China’s population and nearly half it’s GDP under lockdown.

Source: Fitch Solutions Macro Research


The Eurozone: In 2019, the euro-area manufacturing output declined by the highest percentage since the Great Recession.

Source: The Daily Shot
Source: EZ v EU IP; Read full article


United States: Once again, the US budget deficit was worse than the consensus estimate ($33 bn vs. $10 bn expected) and is on track to hit $1.1 trillion in 2020.

Source: The Daily Shot


Emerging Markets: EM currencies have outperformed Europe, but equities have lagged.

Source: Goldman Sachs


Equities: Here is the S&P 500 one-year performance based on different valuation starting points.

Source: Market Ethos, Richardson GMP, @ISABELNET_SA


Food for Thought: How Americans view social media:

Source: @WSJ; Read full article

Edited by Daniel Moskovits

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