The Daily Shot Brief – February 8th, 2024



The United States: Supply chain pressures are relatively low despite the Suez Canal fiasco.

Source: TS Lombard


The Eurozone: It is rare for the ECB to cut rates when stocks have not been declining for several months.

Source: Deutsche Bank Research


China: China’s disinflationary pressures persist, partly reflecting weak domestic demand. In January, the CPI had its biggest year-over-year decline since the GFC.

Source: The Daily Shot
Source: South China Morning Post  Read full article


Equities: Small-cap underperformance widened in recent days, exacerbated by pressure on smaller banks.

Source: The Daily Shot


Rates: A record-high 10-year note auction was met with solid demand on Wednesday, sending yields lower.

Source: @markets  Read full article
Source: @markets  Read full article


Commodities: Cocoa futures hit a record high, taking out the 1977 peak.

Source: The Daily Shot
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Global Developments: According to JP Morgan Global Research, 56% of central banks will be easing by the time the Fed starts cutting rates.

Source: J.P. Morgan Research; @WallStJesus


Food for Thought: Public pensions investing in China:

Source: @axios  Read full article

Edited by William Villacis

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