The Daily Shot Brief – July 16th, 2018



The United States: Consumers are becoming uneasy about car purchases.

Source: The Daily Feather


China: Loan growth remains robust. The total credit (TSF) expansion has slowed but is still massive.

Source: ANZ Research
Source: Scotiabank Economics


Global Developments: Speculators continue to boost their bets on the dollar.

Source: Goldman Sachs


Equity Markets: Where are US stocks traded?

Source: Credit Suisse


Emerging Markets: Venezuela’s refineries are increasingly sitting idle. It’s a remarkable development given that the nation’s oil reserves are higher than Saudi Arabia’s.

Source: @StuartLWallace, @TheTerminal


Food for Thought: The majority of Iranians prefer restarting the nuclear program.

Source: BMI Research




Edited by Joseph Cohen

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