The Daily Shot Brief – January 7th, 2019



The United States: We have some updates on the housing market.

• Despite a slowdown in residential construction, labor shortages persist.

Source: John Burns Real Estate Consulting


China: Does the slowdown in Taiwan’s factory activity point to further weakness in China’s manufacturing?

Source: @Avonmehren


The Eurozone: The number of unemployed Germans hit another multi-year low.

Source: @markets; Read full article


Credit: Growth in BBB bonds has outpaced the high-yield market, which has been contracting.

Source: Credit Suisse


Emerging Markets: Mexico’s real monetary policy rate is at the highest level in over a decade, which is creating a drag on growth.

Source: Scotiabank Economics


Global Developments: Productivity growth forecasts have been too optimistic.

Source: Oxford Economics


Food for Thought: Trust in mass media:

Source: @axios; Read full article



Edited by Joseph Cohen

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