The Daily Shot Brief – February 21st, 2019



The United States: The US GDP growth has slowed but is expected to remain above potential.

Source: Deutsche Bank Research


The Eurozone: Below are the contributions to the euro area’s industrial production.

Source: Credit Suisse


Equities: Most firms in the S&P 500 are not “cash-rich” – the data is skewed by the top 5% of the companies. 

Source: Wells Fargo, @lisaabramowicz1


Credit: Investment-grade CDX spread (yellow) has tightened to the levels last seen in October (white = high-yield CDX spread).

Source: @TheTerminal


Global Developments: Here is an updated ETF asset growth chart.

Source: Deutsche Bank Research


Food for Thought: Southwest border apprehensions:

Source: Princeton Policy Advisors




Edited by Joseph Cohen

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