The Daily Shot Brief – July 12th, 2018



The United States: Economists continue to forecast productivity improvements as business investment grows.

Source: Deutsche Bank Research


China: Here is Fathom’s China economic momentum indicator.

Source: @fathommacro; Read full article


Global Developments: The global inflation news flow index remains elevated.

Source: Absolute Strategy Research


Equity Markets: Trading volumes are up this year.

Source: Credit Suisse


Emerging Markets: Argentina’s central bank is keeping its benchmark rate at 40%.

Source: Goldman Sachs


Food for Thought: More companies are bringing up AI on conference calls.

Source:, h/t Paul Menestrier; Read full article



Edited by Joseph Cohen

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