The Daily Shot Brief – February 4th, 2019



The United States: Small business sentiment has deteriorated.

Source: @WSJ; Read full article


China: Below is the breakdown of fiscal revenues and expenditures.

Source: Natixis


The Eurozone: The average retail deposit rate ticked higher for the first time in seven years.

Source: @Schuldensuehner, @BarkowConsult


Equities: Sector funds saw substantial outflows over the past three months.

Source: SPDR Americas Research, @mattbartolini


Credit: This chart shows the shift in credit ratings distribution since 2007. The dropoff after BBB- is due to the boundary between investment-grade and high-yield.

Source: Fitch Ratings


Global Developments: Industrial production momentum is expected to remain soft.

Source: Credit Suisse


Food for Thought: Immigration and the labor force:

Source: Oxford Economics


Edited by Joseph Cohen

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