The Daily Shot Brief – February 26th, 2018




The United States: Most economists see US inflation continue to grind higher.

Source: Capital Economics


Equity Markets: This chart shows which public teachers’ pension funds own meaningful amounts of firearms stocks. Will they all be under pressure to divest?

Source: @business; Read full article


Energy Markets: Crude oil futures continued to advance on Friday.

Source: The Daily Shot


The Eurozone: Below is the breakdown of Germany’s Q3 and Q4 GDP growth.

Source: Pantheon Macroeconomics


Canada: Inflation in Canada ticked up last month.

Source: Scotiabank Economics


Emerging Markets: Analysts think that EM economies are still in the early part of the cycle. Here is the economic activity deviation from the 2000-2017 trend.

Source: Goldman Sachs


Food for Thought: Female labor force participation and why it’s good for the economy.

Source: Moody’s Investors Service
Source: Moody’s Investors Service




Edited by Joseph N Cohen

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