The Daily Shot Brief – July 24th, 2019



The United States: The federal government is boosting spending caps again.

Source: Commerzbank Research


The Eurozone: Will loan growth slow over the next few months?

Source: Pantheon Macroeconomics


China: The July World Economics SMI index shows tepid but stable growth in China’s factory activity. Sales growth registered improvement, but business confidence remains soft.

Source: World Economics


Emerging Markets: TA dovish Fed and lower volatility have compressed EM sovereign spreads this year.

Source: Oxford Economics


Global Developments: Fund managers have added risk to their portfolios in recent weeks.

Source: BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research


Food for Thought: The European heatwave:

Source: Statista


Edited by Joseph N Cohen


To receive the Daily Shot Premium, you need to be a subscriber to The Wall Street Journal. The Daily Shot readers qualify for a special membership offer of $1 for 2 months and can join simply by clicking here.

If you are already a WSJ member, you can sign up for The Daily Shot at our Email Center by clicking here.

The Daily Shot Premium is also available online at

If you have any issues at all, please contact a Customer Service representative by calling 1-800-JOURNAL (1-800-568-7625) or sending an email to

Thanks to Josh Marte (@joshdigga), Matt Garrett (@MattGarrett3), Joseph Cohen (@josephncohen),, S&P Global, and Moody’s Investors Service for helping with the research for the Daily Shot.

We would also like to thank the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis for the incredible job they have done providing data and graphics to the public. Here is the credit and legal notice related to all FRED charts: FRED® Graphs ©Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. All rights reserved. All FRED® Graphs appear courtesy of Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

Contact the Daily Shot Editor:


Leave a Reply