The Daily Shot Brief – June 18th, 2018



The United States: Shipping activity in the US remains well above the levels we saw in previous years, pointing to robust economic growth.

Source: Cass Information Systems


China: Here is a breakdown of China’s May industrial production. Too much Bitcoin mining going on?

Source: Goldman Sachs


Rates: This chart shows the holders of Treasuries (across maturities).

Source: Deutsche Bank Research


Equity Markets: The S&P 500 has diverged from investment-grade spreads.

Source: TS Lombard, @ReutersJamie


Emerging Markets: Here is Oxford Economics’ GDP forecast change after the truckers’ strike in Brazil.

Source: Oxford Economics

Global Developments: This chart shows inflation forecasts for the US, the UK, Japan, and the Eurozone.

Source: Capital Economics


Food for Thought: What are the most frequently searched types of plastic surgery by state?

Source: @onlmaps




Edited by Joseph Cohen

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