The Daily Shot Brief – January 23rd, 2023



The United States: Existing home sales were very weak in December, down 36% in 2022. This is the biggest annual decline in decades.

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US gasoline prices are on track for their first monthly gain since last June.

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The Eurozone: Dutch home price declines have accelerated.

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Emerging Markets: EM total equity returns have significantly underperformed developed markets in the past decade, having significantly outperformed in the previous decade.

Source: Goldman Sachs


Commodities: Turkish central bank has been buying a lot of gold.

Source: @ANZ_Research

This map shows the global soybean trade, with much of it headed for China.

Source: @kannbwx


Energy: Russia sold a lot of oil in December (which will buy plenty of cheap North Korean artillery shells and rockets).

Source: @ANZ_Research


Equities: The market rewarded tech layoffs last week.

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Food for Thought: Here’s a breakdown of the US federal budget.

Source: @genuine_impact


Edited by Alexander Bowers

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