The Daily Shot Brief – July 15th, 2020



United States: The headline CPI increased, driven by the recovery in fuel costs and soaring food prices.

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Market-based inflation expectations have nearly recovered from the pandemic-led decline.

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The nation’s trade surplus is near multi-year highs on a year-to-date basis.

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Equities: Here is a summary of S&P 500 dividend cuts, suspensions, and increases, by sector.

Source: J.P. Morgan Asset Management

And this chart shows dividend suspensions and decreases by market cap.

Source: SPDR Americas Research, @mattbartolini; Read full article


Credit: Loan loss provisions at the largest US banks spiked in the second quarter.

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Rates: US effective real rates moved deeper into negative territory, an indication of exceptionally easy monetary conditions.

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Food For Thought: TV spending by Republicans and Democrats:

Source: @WSJ; Read full article

Edited by Daniel Moskovits

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