The Daily Shot Brief – February 12th, 2019



The United States: Has the CBO underestimated the federal deficit in its latest forecasts?

Source: Goldman Sachs


The Eurozone: This scatterplot shows industrial confidence vs. sensitivity to Chinese demand.

Source: Credit Suisse


EquitiesThis chart shows the latest earnings growth expectations for 2019.

Source: Bianco Research, @jessefelder


Credit: Leveraged finance default rates continue to drift lower.

Source: Moody’s Investors Service


Energy: The WTI curve is still in contango while Brent has moved back into backwardation (negatively sloping curve).

Source: @LJKawa


Food for Thought: Virtual/augmented reality devices:

Source: @acemaxx, @csresearch





Edited by Joseph Cohen

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