The Daily Shot Brief – July 26th, 2019



The United States: This chart shows the divergence between labor productivity and employment over the past couple of decades. The gap is probably due to the technological advancements since the late 1990s.

Source: Moody’s Investors Service


The United Kingdom: Borrowing by households continues to moderate.

Source: TS Lombard


China: China’s services sector is offsetting the weakness in manufacturing.

Source: Scotiabank Economics


Rates: Are global investors too bullish on bonds (bearish on rates)?

Source: BCA Research


Food for Thought: The CO2 impact of flying first class:

Source: Green Car Congress; Read full article

Edited by Joseph N Cohen


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