The Daily Shot Brief – February 20th, 2019



The United States: The February Sales Managers’ Index (SMI) showed further moderation in US business growth. Business confidence and hiring indices slumped.

Source: World Economics


The Eurozone: Portfolio outflows have worsened at the end of 2018. Will we see a reversal this year?

Source: Pantheon Macroeconomics


Equities: Here is the percentage of the S&P 500 stocks that are above the 50-day moving average. 

Source: SunTrust Private Wealth


Credit: Here are the retail fund flows showing the divergence between bonds and leveraged loans.

Source: Credit Suisse


Global Developments: The G7 GDP volatility continues to trend lower.

Source: Oxford Economics


Food for Thought: The number of realtors as a percentage of the pre-recession peak:

Source: John Burns Real Estate Consulting


Edited by Joseph Cohen

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