The Daily Shot Brief – July 31st, 2019



The United States: Economists remain concerned about a slowdown in business investment.

Source: Deutsche Bank Research


The Eurozone: Germany’s consumer inflation hit the lowest level since 2017.

Source: The Daily Shot


China: The July official manufacturing PMI ticked higher but remained below 50.

Source: The Daily Shot


Global Developments: This chart shows each central bank’s target rate in terms of the number of standard deviations (relative to the mean target rate).

Source: Arbor Research & Trading


Food for Thought: Payment methods in the US:

Source: @sffed

Edited by Joseph N Cohen


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