The Daily Shot Brief – July 10th, 2018



The United States: The number of Americans receiving food stamps (about 40 million) is drifting lower but is still well above the pre-recession levels

Source: @TheStalwart


China: China’s trade surplus with the US is growing, but it’s contracting with the rest of the world.


Global Developments: Speculative accounts continue to bet on the dollar.

Source: Goldman Sachs


Equity Markets: Insider selling at Facebook has accelerated recently.

Source: Robin Bienenstock, RBMP capital,


Emerging Markets: Mexico’s inflation rate is no longer declining, with the latest increase driven by energy prices.

Source: The Daily Shot


Food for Thought: Opioid use vs. labor force participation by state:

Source: Deutsche Bank, @RobinWigg



Edited by Joseph Cohen

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