The Daily Shot Brief – July 24th, 2017

Greetings,

 

The United States: Below is the breakdown of the core CPI between goods and services. A weak US dollar is likely to ease the persistent goods deflation.

Source: Capital Economics

 

Global Developments: Below is a comparison of leading indicators for the largest economies.

Source: @ReutersJamie, @josephncohen

 

Credit: This map shows the Moody’s general obligation (municipal debt) rating for each state.

Source: Moody’s Investors Service

 

Equity Markets: The S&P 500 index is increasingly dominated by tech shares.

Source: @bespokeinvest

 

Energy Markets: US coal exports are picking up again.

Source: @EIAgov; Read full article

 

Emerging Markets: Improved growth and falling inflation (on average) across emerging markets continue to attract capital.

Source: BofAML
Source: BofAML

 

The Eurozone: Hedge funds don’t think the euro is overvalued and continue to increase their bets that the currency will climb further.

 

 

Japan: Fund managers have turned bullish on Japan’s stock market.

Source: BofAML

 


Food for Thought: US news coverage of disasters.

Source: ourworldindata.org; Read full article

So how many deaths does it take to get the media’s attention?

 

Source: ourworldindata.org; Read full article

Edited by Joseph N Cohen


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