The Daily Shot Brief – July 25th, 2017

Greetings,

 

The United States: It takes more steps to start a business in the US than in many European countries.

Source: Goldman Sachs, @joshdigga

However, it takes less time than in some other nations.

Source: Goldman Sachs, @joshdigga

 

The United Kingdom: Despite the lowest unemployment rate in decades, British households are becoming more stressed financially. Declining real wages are the likely culprit.

Source: IHS Markit

 

Credit: ETFs are holding a growing share of investment-grade corporate bonds.

Source: BofaML, @chrisdieterich

 

Equity Markets: US banks are planning to make generous payouts to the shareholders.

Source: Moody’s Investors Service

 

Emerging Markets: Venezuela

It now takes almost 9k bolivares to buy just one US dollar on the black market.

Source: venezuelaecon.com

As international airlines exit the country, Venezuela is selling excess jet fuel to stay afloat.

Source: Bloomberg.com; Read full article

 

The Eurozone: Rates of business creation vary significantly across the Eurozone.

Source: Goldman Sachs, @joshdigga

 

Canada: Canada’s GDP volatility is one of the highest in the developed world.

Source: Moody’s Investors Service

 


Food for Thought: President Trump’s approval ratings by state.

 

Source: @GallupNews; Read full article

 


Edited by Joseph N Cohen


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