The Daily Shot Brief – July 20th, 2017



The United States: This chart shows the full breakdown of US core inflation.

Source: @NickTimiraos, @josephncohen; Read full article


Rates: Many fund managers view the start of the Fed’s balance sheet unwind (quantitative tightening) as a non-event.

Source: @chrisdieterich


Commodities: Sugar futures have bounced off the lows.



Equity Markets: Based on seasonal patterns, this is the time of the summer when the S&P 500 should peak.

Source: @RyanDetrick; Read full article


Energy Markets: Here is the Department of Energy production forecast.



Emerging Markets: This summary chart shows the central bank policy rates and the forecasts for select Latin American economies.

Source: Capital Economics


The Eurozone: The next chart shows the population pyramids for the largest Eurozone economies. They will become highly inverted by 2050 (dashed lines) as the population ages.

Source: Goldman Sachs, @joshdigga


Food for Thought: Average time spent per day with …

Source: @bySamRo, @Torstenslok1

Edited by Joseph N Cohen

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