The Daily Shot Brief – July 28th, 2020


United States: Regional Fed surveys suggest that the July ISM report will show an acceleration in factory activity at the national level.

Source: Hugo Ste-Marie, Portfolio & Quantitative Strategy Global Equity Research, Scotia Capital


China: Industrial capacity utilization rebounded sharply in the second quarter

Source: National Bureau of Statistics of China; Read full article

For now, economic activity remains below last year’s levels.

Source: @adam_tooze, @FT; Read full article


Energy: The Brent curve is moving back into contango.

Source: The Daily Shot


Equities: Here is the 50-day moving average of the put/call ratio index (showing increasing complacency).

Source: The Daily Shot


Global Developments: Here’s a look at asset class performance year-to-date.

Source: BlackRock


Food For Thought: College majors with the highest current unemployment rates:

Source: Statista

Edited by Daniel Moskovits

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