The Daily Shot Brief – February 1st, 2019



The United States: The ECRI leading index of economic indicators appears to have stabilized as well.

Source: ECRI


China: China is expected to keep growing its renewables capacity.

Source: Fitch Solutions Macro Research


The Eurozone: Italy’s underperformance has worsened.

Source: HSBC, @Schuldensuehner


Equities: The 2019 earnings estimates for the S&P 500 keep moving lower.

Source: Deutsche Bank Research


Credit: Overall, interest coverage ratios are still manageable.

Source: Gavekal


Commodities: This chart shows growth expectations for China’s agricultural product demand.

Source: Fitch Solutions Macro Research


Food for Thought: US foreign aid:

Source: @howmuch_net;Read full article



Edited by Joseph Cohen

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