The Daily Shot Brief – July 20th, 2018



The United States: The last time we had so few Americans filing for unemployment was in 1969. Layoffs remain rare amid tight labor markets.

Source: The Daily Shot


China: Are China’s stocks attractive at this point?

Source: Scotiabank Economics


Global Developments: Who owns each nation’s government debt?

Source: Deutsche Bank Research

This chart shows government bond yields globally (as well as the recent changes).

Source: Eaton Vance, h/t Skënderbeg Alternative Investments AG


Equity Markets: Credit Suisse says that corporate margins will improve further.

Source: Credit Suisse


Emerging Markets: The Capital Economics EM capital flows tracker shows net outflows and slowing portfolio inflows.

Source: Capital Economics


Food for Thought: How much air is in a bag of chips?

Source: @DataIsBeautiful




Edited by Joseph Cohen

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