The Daily Shot Brief – January 5th, 2018

Greetings,

 

The United States: Will the rising twin deficits (federal and trade) put downward pressure on the dollar?

Source: Deutsche Bank, @Schuldensuehner

 

Credit: Leveraged loan funds’ AUM saw its first decline in months.

Source: @lcdnews; Read full article

 

China: Below is a forecast comparing China and India.

Source: BMI Research

 

Emerging Markets: Here is this year’s growth forecast across EM economies.

Source: BMI Research

 

Bitcoin: Merrill Lynch says no to Bitcoin in wealth management portfolios.

Source: @chengevelyn; Read full article

 

Equity Markets: Stock correlations are still declining, which is starting to help some active managers.

Source: Morgan Stanley, @bySamRo

 

Energy Markets: The retail premium on premium gasoline (high octane) has been rising in response to higher demand.

Source: EIA; Read full article

 

Global Developments: Economic activity in the rest of the world is now outpacing the US.

Source: TD Securities

 


Food for Thought: Industries expected to shed the most jobs.

Source: @FactTank, @BLS_gov; Read full article

 

Have a great weekend!

 

 

Edited by Joseph N Cohen


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