The Daily Shot Brief – June 12th, 2018



The United States: Consumer loan rates have diverged, with credit cards outpacing other types of debt. Can the auto industry withstand significantly higher car loan rates?

Source: Capital Economics


The Eurozone: The Eurozone’s export growth slumps.

Source: @OxfordEconomics; Read full article


Rates: This chart shows the Fed’s policy rate trajectory implied by the Treasury curve.

Source: FTN Financial


Equity Markets: Fund investors recently boosted allocations to US stocks and bonds.

Source: IIF


Emerging Markets: This chart shows hard-currency and local currency debt by country (as % of GDP).

Source: IIF


Food for Thought: Adults’ cannabis consumption:

Source: Arcview, h/t @PotResearch




Edited by Joseph Cohen

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