The Daily Shot Brief – February 8th, 2018




The United States: Will the stock market jitters impact household consumption?

Source: Capital Economics


China: Beijing is imposing record fines on the nation’s banks.

Source: @markets; Read full article


Equity Markets: Historical volatility jumped this week, which means that VAR models will be penalizing equity exposure more than they have recently. Will this impact demand for stocks?

Source: Bloomberg


The Eurozone: Despite the recent weakness in inflation, the ECB expects the CPI to keep climbing over the next few years.

Source:, h/t Paul Menestrier; Read full article


The United Kingdom: What makes you proud to be British?

Source: @GoodwinMJ


Global Developments: The stock market volatility spike has not spilled over into other asset classes.

Source: @TheStalwart, @pearkes


Cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin appears to have found support at $6k.

Source: The Daily Shot


Food for Thought: Ready to work with AI?

Source:, h/t Paul Menestrier; Read full article


Edited by Joseph N Cohen

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