The Daily Shot Brief – February 16th, 2018




The United States: The St. Louis Fed Financial Stress Index has risen sharply over the past couple of weeks amid market volatility.

Source: The Daily Shot


Equity Markets: Here is the evolution of the relative market capitalization across the largest economies since 1900.

Source: Credit Suisse, Skënderbeg Alternative Investments AG


Energy Markets: The supply of LNG tankers is tightening.

Source: BMI Research


The Eurozone: The Eurozone construction sentiment is pointing to growth in the sector going forward.

Source: Pantheon Macroeconomics


Cryptocurrency: Here is how the expectations of cryptocurrency investors evolved over the past three months.

Source: Skënderbeg Alternative Investments AG


Commodities: Gold continues to diverge from US real rates. This trend is sustainable only as long as US inflation is strengthening.

Source: Bloomberg, h/t BMI Research

Food for Thought: The NRA’s contributions to various political candidates.

Source: @DearAuntCrabby


Edited by Joseph N Cohen

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