The Daily Shot Brief – January 17th, 2020



China: Analysts remain concerned about China’s rising nonperforming loans (NPLs).

Source: @markets; Read full article

The chart below shows that rural banks have the highest non-performing loan (NPL) ratio. And NPLs for city-based banks increased substantially over the past two years.

Source: ANZ Research


Eurozone: According to UBS, only a handful of European countries (Germany, Netherlands, Finland) will have a low enough debt as a percentage of GDP to support fiscal stimulus packages.

Source: UBS


United States: The Bloomberg US Consumer Comfort Index is at the highest level in two decades.

Source: The Daily Shot


Equities: Here is the S&P 500 earnings-per-share trajectory and shifting expectations.

Source: @LanceRoberts


Rates: Retail money market fund balances are approaching the recession-era highs.

Source: The Daily Shot


Food for Thought: The number of executions in the US:

Source: @WSJ; Read full article

Edited by Daniel Moskovits

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