The Daily Shot Brief – January 26th, 2018

Greetings,

 

 

The United States: Economists continue to predict an acceleration in US wages.

Source: Capital Economics

 

The Eurozone: German business climate keeps improving. However, there is a widening gap between the current conditions and business expectations. The second set of charts below shows the sector breakdown.

Source: ifo; Read full article

 

Equity Markets: Analysts continue to raise concerns about valuations.

Source: @TaviCosta

 

Credit: The percentage of “underwater” automobile loans keeps climbing.

Source: @markets; Read full article

 

Emerging Markets: International EM investors have fallen in love with Vietnam.

• Non-resident portfolio flows:

Source: @IIF

 

Cryptocurrencies: Is Bitcoin ready for a breakout?

Source: Investing.com

 

Global Developments: Which currencies have the highest/lowest beta to the S&P 500?

Source: TD Securities

 


Food for Thought: Most binge-watched TV shows of 2017 by state.

Source: @onlmaps

 

Have a great weekend!

 

 

Edited by Joseph N Cohen


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