The Daily Shot Brief – June 15th, 2018



The United States: This chart shows the breakdown of US household retirement assets over time.

Source: Bianco Research


China: Are China’s retail sales much worse than the official figures (see chart)?

Source: Pantheon Macroeconomics


Rates: The next two charts show the composition of the US fixed income market over time.

Source: Deutsche Bank Research


Equity Markets: Tech shares are outperforming again.

Source: BofAML, @jtepper2



Emerging Markets: Financial markets of vulnerable economies remain under pressure.

Source: Capital Economics


Food for Thought: Growth in urban population:

Source: IIF


Have a great weekend!


Edited by Joseph Cohen

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