The Daily Shot Brief – July 28th, 2017



The United States: This chart shows the divergence between the labor market strength and wages in the US.

Source: @jsblokland

It’s worth noting that a similar disconnect exists in Europe.

Source: @fathommacro, @josephncohen; Read full article


China: The renminbi continues to strengthen against the dollar.



Global Developments: Here are the top ten global companies by 2017 profit estimates.

Source: @WhatILearnedTW, @WSJ, @josephncohen


Equity Markets: Are current valuations close to extremes?

Source: BMI Research


Emerging Markets: Colombia’s central bank cut rates again amid slowing inflation.



The Eurozone: Greek bank shares took a hit after a massive rally over the past three months.



Credit: This chart shows middle market debt leverage over time for different parts of the capital structure (“unitranche” means a single piece of debt that combines first and second lien).

Source: @theleadleft, @TRLPC; Read full article


Energy Markets: India’s fuel consumption growth is picking up, just as China’s slows.

Source: BMI Research


Food for Thought: The most hated office jargon.


Source: @DataIsBeautiful, @josephncohen; Read full article

Edited by Joseph N Cohen

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