The Daily Shot Brief – June 21st, 2018



The United States: The Social Security program had a cash deficit each year since 2009. The deficit was masked by interest income – until now.

Source: Oxford Economics


China: Fixed asset investment growth has been slowing.

Source: BMI Research


Credit: Most states have regulatory environments that are supportive of credit.

Source: @MoodysInvSvc; Read full article


Equity Markets: A strong dollar will be a drag on earnings.

Source: Stifel


Emerging Markets: This chart shows the expected changes in fertility rates for select EM economies.

Source: IIF


Food for Thought: Crossover vehicle sales:

Source: @business; Read full article


Note: There will not be a Brief tomorrow. Enjoy the weekend!



Edited by Joseph Cohen

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