The Daily Shot Brief – July 2nd, 2020


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United States: The ISM Manufacturing PMI, a closely watched indicator of US factory activity, topped economists’ forecasts. The headline index saw the biggest monthly increase in June since 1980 as manufacturing returns to growth (PMI > 50).

Source: The Daily Shot

Pandemic-related supplier bottlenecks are easing.

Source: The Daily Shot


Eurozone: The Citi Economic Surprise Index continues to recover.

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Energy: US crude oil production is no longer declining.

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Equities: VIX remains elevated.

Source: @ISABELNET_SA, @GoldmanSachs

Trends in institutional vs. retail investor positioning have diverged.

Source: @ISABELNET_SA, @GoldmanSachs


Credit: US bankruptcies have accelerated.

Source: @markets; Read full article


Food For Thought: Top 10 advertisers on Facebook:

Source: CNBC; Read full article

Edited by Daniel Moskovits

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