The Daily Shot Brief – January 29th, 2020



Global Developments: Let’s begin with some updates on the coronavirus. Here is the Google search frequency for the word “coronavirus”:

Source: Google Trends

Preparedness for epidemic/pandemic:

Source: Statista


China: Here is the distribution of China’s shadow-banking credit.

Source: Goldman Sachs


Eurozone: The ECB and other economists have been downgrading the euro-area inflation forecasts (PM = Pantheon Macroeconomics).

Source: Pantheon Macroeconomics


United States: Consumer confidence remains near multi-year highs.

Source: The Daily Shot


Energy: Permian production may peak as early as next year.

Source: @bopinion; Read full article


Food for Thought: Leading Democratic presidential candidates’ proposed federal spending increase:

Source: CNN, @SteveRattner; Read full article

Edited by Daniel Moskovits

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