The Daily Shot Brief – June 8th, 2018

Greetings,

 

The United States: Here is an example of the skills gap that has been persistent across the US. The table below shows job openings divided by the number of job searches. These are some of the professions where wages have been improving.

Source: Adzuna.com

 

The Eurozone: Below are the components of the first-quarter GDP growth.

Source: Pantheon Macroeconomics

 

Rates: The gap between the 10yr Treasury yield and the copper-to-gold ratio has been narrowing.

Source: @TheTerminal

 

Equity Markets: Here is the AUM of all the VIX-focused funds.

Source: Bianco Research

 

Emerging Markets: The chart below provides the breakdown of debt to GDP ratios for select countries.

Source: Goldman Sachs

 


Food for Thought: The RealClear Politics Generic Congressional Poll shows that it was a tough week for the GOP.

Source: RealClear Politics

 

 

Edited by Joseph Cohen


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