The Daily Shot Brief – February 17th, 2020



United States: The stock market gains have been boosting consumer confidence.

The University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment and Consumer Expectations indices:

Source: The Daily Shot

Consumers’ assessment of their stock market investments:

Source: The Daily Shot


Eurozone: The Eurozone is experiencing its slowest growth since 2013:

Source: The Daily Shot


China: VC funding activity has slowed.

Source: @markets; Read full article


Equities: The S&P 500 registered a bearish divergence, which indicates slowing upside momentum.

Source: Cantor Fitzgerald Market Strategy Team


Rates: Weekly bond fund inflows hit a new record.

Source: @financialtimes; Read full article


Food for Thought: Where do US political parties fit within the global political spectrum (based on their election manifestos)?

Source: The New York Times; Read full article

Edited by Daniel Moskovits

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